Fun Facts You Probably Didn't Know About China

Fun Facts You Probably Didn't Know About China

Think you “know” China or Chinese culture, but eating Chinese food one night at week does not qualify you to be a Chinese culture aficionado. Here are 21 facts that may have some scratching their heads

1. While training new soldiers to always keep their chins up, a small, but very sharp pin is placed facing upwards through their collars

2. In order to ensure uniform arm height while marching, soldiers learn to march with their arms wired and attached to poles

3. There are more than 100 million Chinese citizens that scrape to live off what amounts to one U.S. dollar a day

4. Instead of driving away with their food from the drive-thru, Chinese people actually park their cars and bring the food back into the restaurant to eat it

5. There are more than 54 million Christians in China

6. Chinese death rates by execution are four times higher than anywhere else in the world

7. Because of their aggressive nature and keen vision, geese are used as police animals instead of dogs

8. The World’s Biggest Mall, located in China, is 99% empty

9. Smart phone addicts have been given their own walking lane so as not to bump into normal walking pedestrians

10. These eggs boiled in the urine of young virgin boys is considered a delicacy in certain areas of China

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