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Creepy Facts About China

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What odd customs and laws…

China has quickly become a global superpower. Not only is it physically massive, with a population of 1.4 billion people, it’s rich in culture, tradition as well as new technological advances. From Christmas decorations to iPhones, t seems like everything these days is made in China. Find out how different our cultures really our with our list of weird and bizarre facts about China that will make you even happier to be an American.

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Source: Twitter @China4Everclear

Even their plumbing is shocking…

Police Geese

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Source: Twitter @BDL800

The authorities in Xinjiang have started using geese instead of police dogs. “Among all poultry, geese [are known] for being extremely vigilant and having excellent hearing,” Zhang Quansheng, a Chinese police chief said. “In some ways, they are more useful than dogs. A household normally keeps one dog [but] an intruder can throw a drugged bun to kill the dog. Geese are normally kept in groups and they have poor eyesight at night making it very difficult for intruders to [poison them].” Okaaaaay…

WHAT Eggs?!

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Source: Twitter @gudkeed

Urine eggs. And they are a delicacy believed to have medicinal benefits including increased circulation of the blood. It’s not just a name, it’s quite literal: Eggs are boiled for an entire day in the urine of boys under the age of 10.

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