Chinese Facts

11 facts tagged with Chinese Facts

  • 1
    Yu Youzhen, a Chinese millionaire, works as a street sweeper for the sanitation department to set an example for her children.
  • 2
    According to official documents, Luo Meizhen was born in 1885, which would make her 127 years old when she died in 2013 and the oldest person ever to have lived.
  • 3
    In 2012, a Chinese man named Xiao Fan had a dress made out of 9,999 red roses for his girlfriend and then proposed - 9 in China means forever
  • 4
    In 2012, a Chinese gamer's father was so concerned about his son's habit, he hired virtual hitmen to kill off his avatar.
  • 5
    Chen Guanming, from Jiangsu province in eastern China, traveled by RICKSHAW for 2 years and covered nearly 40,000 miles through 16 countries, surviving flood, war zones and extreme temperatures, finally arriving at the London 2012 Olympics.
  • 6
    Some Chinese-made hair bands were fashioned from recycled condoms.
  • 7
    The six official languages of the United Nations are Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian, and Spanish.
  • 8
    Daizi Zheng, a Chinese designer, made a Coca-Cola powered cell phone. She designed a battery that uses enzymes to generate electricity from the carbs.
  • 9
    In Chinese, the KFC slogan "finger lickin' good" comes out as "eat your fingers off".
  • 10
    Ice Cream is chinese food!
  • 11
    30% of Chinese adults live with their parents.