Shanghai

Daredevil Russians Climb the World's Second-Tallest Skyscraper

And then because that wasn't enough, walk on a crane more than 2,000 feet above the pavement.

Visualizing Exactly How Subways Distort Our Sense of Space

An experiment from Shanghai.

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China: Where Marathon Mania and Epic Air Pollution Levels Collide

An unfortunate intersection of trends.

Reuters

How the Western World Enables China's Air Pollution

Americans and Europeans are partly to blame for the smog floating over the Pacific, say researchers.

Reuters

China's Pollution Problem Is Also a Food Safety Crisis

Eight million acres of Chinese farmland is so contaminated that it's now closed to farming.

Reuters

China's Changing Shipyards

The national government issued a series of reforms to fix a struggling industry, but many will be left behind.

Reuters

2013: The Year Deadly, Suffocating Smog Consumed China

It's not a new problem, but the country's struggle with air pollution has finally gone mainstream.

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China's Air Pollution Is So Awful You Can See It From Space

NASA captures a 750-mile trail of haze on camera.

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Shanghai's Air Pollution Today Was Literally Off the Charts

Blame cars, and coal-fired burners.

The Rent in Shanghai Is Too Damn High: An Infographic

What price comparisons between two different cities tell us about the Chinese economy.

China's Unmarrieds Spent Over $5 Billion Today to Feel Less Lonely

'Double 11,' was started in the 1990s as a way to embrace bachelorhood. Now it's the world's biggest online shopping event.

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Epic Photos of the World's Largest Ball Pit

Swimming in a million pink and green balls.

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The Geographic Distribution of China's Last Names, in Maps

Despite its massive population, China's list of common last names is very small. Here's where people with these names are.

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China's One-Child Policy Could Be Causing Its Trillion-Dollar Housing Boom

And it could also lead to the eventual bust.

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Life on Minimum Wage Around the World

Stories of workers who survive on difficult work and little money.

Reuters

Shanghai's Hilarious New Take on the Giant Floating Duck

The rubber duck is now a cooked bird, complete with "crispy brown skin" and a yellow papier mache head.

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The Shanghai Metro Has Its Own Library

Pick up a book at one stop and, hopefully, return it before you get off the subway.

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3 U.S. Cities Are Among the World's Most Vulnerable to Flood Disasters

The geography of where rising sea levels will likely cost us the most.

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Housing Prices Rose in 69 out of 70 of China's Biggest Cities

That's pretty scary.