Jeremy Lin In “You’ve Changed Bro”

Jeremy Lin you've changed bro
We haven't checked in with Jeremy Lin for a while, but it appears he's been busy. Currently in Taiwan, Lin gave an emotional speech at a youth camp recently about his struggles last season in his first full season as a starter. SI.com's Point Forward blog has this excerpt, via a two-hour video on YouTube.

Here’s An Aerial View Of That Rooftop Temple In Shenzhen

Shenzhen rooftop temple
A microblogger recently noticed a temple built upon the roof of a housing complex in Shenzhen, AFP reports, because why wouldn't there be a temple there? It seems like Zhang Biqin of Beijing isn't the only person into that sort of thing. The temple sits on top of a 21-storey apartment. The suspected owners haven't been identified, and media have not been able to get them on the record to ask ,WTF?

Forbidden Little City: A Tilt-Shift Short Film

Forbidden City in miniature 1
Joerg Daiber of Spoon Film has just released the latest in the "Little Big World" series, in which tilt-shift photography is employed to miniaturize familiar sights in the world around us. The result is pretty cool.

Watch: Firefighter Saves Suicidal Woman In Guizhou

Suicidal woman rescued by firefighter
Another day, another great rescue by a firefighter in China. On Monday in Tongren, Guizhou province, a woman who had slit her wrist crawled out of a 7th-floor window and threatened to jump. It took a fast-thinking firefighter with an even faster move to save her.

Fans Are Clamoring For Stephon Marbury To Become The Next Coach Of Chinese Basketball

Chinese basketball snubbed handshake 3
Panagiotis Giannakis, former head coach of the Greek basketball team, arrived in May to begin a four-year contract to lead the Chinese basketball team through the 2014 FIBA World Championships in Spain and the 2016 Olympics in Brazil. As of this writing, however -- following a blowout loss to Chinese Taipei in the quarterfinals of the FIBA Asia Championship two weeks ago -- it doesn't look like Giannakis will survive the month.

Watch: Unarmed Firefighter Neutralizes Gun-Toting Bus Robber

Unarmed Firefighter Neutralizes Gun-Toting Bus Robber
A passenger on a bus headed from Huating to Putian in Fujian province last Wednesday held a gun to the driver's head and (reportedly) shouted, "This is a stick up!" Moments after all the passengers have fled -- starting just before the three-minute mark in the above video -- a firefighter calmly enters the bus by his lonesome, seizes the pistol, and neutralizes the bandit. People then swarm in to complete the capture.

Watch As People Watch A Kidnapping In Broad Daylight

Guangdong kidnapping in broad daylight
In Shantou, Guangdong province, security cameras appeared to capture a kidnapping this morning while passersby watched on. Authorities are on the case and there are no further details at the moment -- we don't know, for instance, whether the woman forced into the white van (she's pulled in by a man, who's abetted by a woman wearing pink) knew her kidnappers -- but it's a startling scene. The Youku video description notes that people stood around and watched, but no one took action.

Happy Chinese Valentine’s Day! Watch Couples Kiss Awkwardly

Awkward kissing in Hangzhou
On the famous Duan (Broken) Bridge near West Lake in Hangzhou, a guy went around asking questions about kisisng (is the upper or lower lip more sensitive?), and then tried to get couples to smooch on camera. The latter, I assure is, is not the weirdest part about this video. Skip ahead to the lip sensitivity test starting at the 2:30 mark.