China's Arcade Games Wait on Death Row

They may look like relics of the arcade game halcyon years, abandoned for shinier and more portable consoles, but these machines are all waiting for the steel jaws of their destroyers, after China's recent anti-gambling crackdown. [Time via Kotaku] » 9/22/10 9:40am 9/22/10 9:40am

Chinese Villager Takes Wooden Bike Out For a Spin

A carpenter in a Chinese village, perhaps unwilling to spend what would amount to a month's pay on a bicycle, has created a 100% wooden one to ride around town instead. » 3/25/09 3:00am 3/25/09 3:00am