A little while ago a story swept the Internet that “white people are available for rent in China.” Apparently, sometimes companies hire Western actors to pretend they’re either visiting foreign businessmen or high-level employees to make a positive impression. For … Continue reading
Also posted at ComingAnarchy—please weigh in with comments there. On the summit of Jebel Hafeet, on the border of the UAE and Oman, I found this graffiti—the characters for “China” spray painted on the rock. I saw similar graffiti in … Continue reading
Nice graph imagery from The Economist:
Hat tip to Marginal Revolution.
Apparently my profile is high enough that someone in China wants to sell me Metal Fun. I guess they finally realized that I don’t need any Viagra? Dear Sir/Madam, We know you from internet. Take this opportunity, I want to … Continue reading