February 4 – February 10
A toddler mooned the second most powerful politician in China in front of CCTV cameras. Sarah Hansen wrote a Super Bowl diary, watching from the official NFL China viewing party in Beijing. Ping Fu is a memoirist caught in a web of exaggeration and lies, writes Alicia.
A Guangzhou gym offers a variety of fucks. Anne Ishii wrote a ridiculous review in Slate (involves Asian penis size, features quote from Martin Luther King Jr.). Sara Jane Ho will teach you etiquette for 10,000 pounds or less.
A migrant worker lost more than 14,000 yuan riding a scooter, but got it all back thanks to donations. A driver, after refusing to step out of his car, took an officer for a five-kilometer ride on the hood of her car. And this jaywalking idiot caused a truck crash.
Maya Moore and the Shanxi Flame are WCBA champions. American Kim Lee won a landmark divorce case against her Chinese husband. If you need an acting job, play a dying Japanese, writes Maryan Escarfullet — like this one who gets cleaved twain.
Brangelina begins learning Chinese. Hebei province, which surrounds Beijing, is really polluted. And the mystery blogger behind a popular Xi Jinping microblog — which produced this picture — has been revealed.
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