A Few Upbeat Items, All Involving China

James Fallows offers some respite from the gutter oil, murdered journalists and migrant workers, beaten and abducted tourists, sex dungeons, missing women, corner-cutting builders, downtrodden villagers, besieged activists, lethal floods, tobacco-sponsored primary schools and poisoned children: a man in a squirrel suit planning to fly through a Hunan cave, a tricycle-mounted water calligraphy printer, an arguably amusing Global Times editorial and his own forthcoming appearance on Charlie Rose. As a preview, here is the tricycle calligraphy video, by Jonah Kessel and Danwei:

But don’t miss the squirrel man, either.


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