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Written language was invented independently by the Egyptians, Sumerians, Chinese, and Mayans.
The most successful Pirate Captain was a Chinese prostitute with 80,000 sailors working for her.
A chinese man sued his wife for being too ugly and the Court agreed awarding him US$115,000.
The number of Chinese killed by the Japanese during WW2 is greater than the number of Jews killed in the Holocaust.
Phrases in English such as “long time no see”, “no go”, and “no can do” come from literal translations of Chinese phrases.
Chinese soldiers stick needles into their shirt to keep ideal postures during military parades.
The Chinese soft-shelled turtle is the first animal known to pee via its mouth.
More than a third of the world’s smokers are Chinese.
In 2005, A Chinese company used skin harvested from the corpses of executed convicts to develop beauty products for sale in Europe.
The population of Jews in the world is similar to the margin of error in the Chinese census.
Chinese consume 50,000 cigarettes every second.
For many centuries, Chinese women endured a practice where their feet were systematically broken and shaped in such a way that they resembled hooves.
In 1973, China proposed to give 10 million Chinese women to the U.S. to boost the U.S. population.
The best-selling beer in the world is a Chinese beer called “Snow”.
85% of the of the Chinese population share only 100 surnames.
In the Chinese city of Chongqing, Smartphone addicts have their own sidewalk lane.
Chinese courts have a 99.99% conviction rate, as measured in 2009.
The Chinese name for America is “Meiguo,” which literally means “beautiful country.”
Chinese checkers was invented in Germany.
The groundwater of 90% of Chinese cities is polluted.