Chinese Farmer's Defense Grid Neutralized

Remember this guy? Yang Youde, the maverick farm-defender with the homemade cannons and improvised defense system? It didn't turn out very well for him in the end. The Chinese authorities unsurprisingly failed to see the funny side of it. » 7/06/10 5:40am 7/06/10 5:40am

Don't Step a Toe On This Chinese Farmer's Land

Most farmers will just grab a shotgun, or phone the police when confronted with trespassers. Not Chinese farmer Yang Youde though, who fires petrol bombs from his homemade cannon—one time, he even held off 100 people. » 6/08/10 6:38am 6/08/10 6:38am