According to China Daily, China's criteria for selecting their astronauts is so stringent that it precludes candidates with scars, cavities or even simple bad breath.
In space, no one can hear you scream... but on the space shuttle, they can certainly smell your breath. That's why China's space program is barring aspiring astronauts with halitosis — just one of 100 new rules for wannabe taikonauts.
OK, so the Chinese space walk did happen, contrary to previous time-traveling propaganda spin, and here's the proof. This video shows the Taikonauts exiting the Shenzhou 7 spacecraft and conducting a few simple experiments. Thanks to the riveting play-by-play commentary in the background, we know that one of these…