china

tech-science

Scientists Find Evidence of Dank Weed at 2,500-Year-Old Funeral Site

Cannabis residue was found in braziers at an ancient high-altitude cemetery.
Becky Ferreira
4 days ago
climate change

Biden Has an Aggressive Plan to Force China to Go Green

The 2020 candidate has promised to attack 'global climate outlaws.'
Geoff Dembicki
4 days ago
CYBER

Who’s Afraid of Huawei?

In this week's CYBER podcast, we spoke to VICE News reporter William Turton, who just spent a week in China as part of a bizzarre Huawei junket.
Motherboard Staff
5.21.19
china

Trump’s Sanctions on China Are Making Huawei Phones Less Secure

Google is shutting down its business relationship with Huawei. What does this mean for the security of your Huawei devices?
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
5.20.19
tech-science

Watch This Spider Nesting in a Man's Ear

It is only the latest in a long line of arachnid ear explorers.
Becky Ferreira
5.14.19
food-wtf

These Hot Pot Flavored Toothpastes Have Already Sold Out in China

Who doesn't want their freshly cleaned mouth to taste like Sichuan peppercorns and boiled meat?
Jelisa Castrodale
5.10.19
Games News

Two Months After Controversy, One of 2019’s Best Games Is Still Unavailable

After being embroiled in a political controversy, 'Devotion' disappeared from Steam, and it's unclear when it's coming back.
Patrick Klepek
5.9.19
WTF

Driver Learns the Hard Way that Durian Can Make You Fail a Breathalyzer Test

We’re not sure how eating durian can make you drive erratically, but it turns out it can confuse a Breathalyzer.
Jelisa Castrodale
5.2.19
china

Microsoft Employees Support Chinese Developers Fighting for Fair Labor Practices

Thirty employees at Microsoft and GitHub stood in solidarity with the Chinese tech labor protest 996.ICU.
Sarah Emerson
4.22.19
tea

McDonald's Apologizes for Serving Woman Disinfectant-Laced Bubble Tea

Can’t say that’s my favorite boba flavor, either.
Bettina Makalintal
4.18.19
Food

Crackdown on Century Eggs in Italy Sparks Outcry in China

“Foreigners are clueless when it comes to food,” said one Chinese social media user.
Jelisa Castrodale
4.17.19
Food

Dieters Are Paying Internet Strangers to Eat Fattening Food for Their Vicarious Pleasure

Enterprising internet users in China are getting paid to eat McDonald’s, drink bubble tea, and down ‘Western food' on camera.
Jelisa Castrodale
4.16.19
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