Awesome China

Drone over Hong Kong

Drone over Hong Kong

Team BlackSheep took their Discovery PRO first-person quadcopter into the skies in the remote outskirts of Hong Kong for a stunning view of its incredibly green mountains and spectacular scenery surrounding the area. More here.

Waiting for a Wave

Waiting for a Wave

A veritable sea of people floats in a just-opened wave pool in China awaiting the first wave’s arrival. One can only assume that personal space isn’t an issue in China. We can only hope they don’t sell Baby Ruth bars there.

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Visiting Wonderland

Visiting Wonderland

Photographer Trey Ratcliff takes us on a tour of China’s abandoned Wonderland Amusement Park, a cheap knock-off of DisneyWorld which now lays dormant and being used as farmland by villagers.

Guangzhou 2012

Guangzhou 2012

An awesome hyperlapse – a time-lapse video with lots of pans and rotations – of Guangzhou city in China, showing both its modern and traditional sights. Made by zweizwei. Best watched full-screen.

Eggstraction

Eggstraction

In this short clip from China, we learn how to quickly separate an egg yolk from its white without damage, using two flat plates and a plastic water bottle. Useful cooking technique or fun party trick?

Sock Portrait

Sock Portrait

We’re enjoying the parade of everyday items Malaysian artist Hong Yi uses to create her work; here, she carefully pins 750 pairs of socks together for Zhang Yimou’s portrait. (Thanks Jasmin!)

Pool with a View

Pool with a View

The Holiday Inn Shanghai Pudong Kangqiao’s pool looks amazing. Located on the 24th floor, a portion of the pool has a see through bottom that lets you look down at the ground while you swim.

Great Wall Luge Ride

Great Wall Luge Ride

Heck, we didn’t even know The Great Wall of China had a luge ride, but it does, and it looks like a total blast. Here’s a POV video captured by a rider as he speeds through the Mutianyu section of the Wall.

Modern Day Ghost Town

Modern Day Ghost Town

The Kangbashi district in China has wonderful amenities and houses. But while it was designed to support a million people, it stands mostly empty, simply because people can’t afford to live there.

Time Lapse Hotel Build

Time Lapse Hotel Build

Getting it done in China: swift workers completed the main structural components of the Ark Hotel in just 46 hours, and finished the building enclosure in 90 hours; that equals 2 minutes in YouTube land.

Stone BMW Z4

Stone BMW Z4

Eric Brum snapped these pics of an incredible masonry sculpture of a BMW Z4 in Beijing, China. It’s a full-size replica of the real deal, with glass windows and an interior made from stone.

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