You've Never Heard of These 10 Weird Facts About China

Posted on Mar 31, 2016

It's no secret that China is an entirely different world when compared to the U.S. or Europe. In fact, anyone who has travelled there will tell you that being in China is like being in a whole other world. Even though the nation is growing rapidly, Chinese traditions have never been forgotten. These 10 unknown facts will show you the bizarre combination of old and new values of China.

1. The Air in Beijing Is Incredibly Toxic

The Air in Beijing Is Incredibly Toxic
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Did you know that the air in Beijing is so polluted that breathing for a day is equivalent to smoking 21 high-tar cigarettes? In 2013, an environmental company called The Yuanda Group conducted specific tests which proved that the amount of smog and pollution in Beijing and other Chinese cities were deadly. Chinese citizens and tourists are encouraged to wear surgical masks to protect themselves from the poisonous air.
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