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Scooter Snuggies: Ride in Style and in Comfort

Scooter Snuggies

It’s hard to travel by scooter during winter because of the elements. You could brave the chilly winds by bundling up in sweaters and coats, but that won’t help any when you’re maneuvering tight corners. Electric bikes and scooters are especially popular in China, so you can count on the enterprising Chinese to come up with a solution of sorts: the Scooter Snuggie.

It’s a snowsuit hybrid of sorts that’s designed to cover the chest and leg area of the rider, effectively protecting them from the biting cold. The wearable shields are being sold online on Taobao, which is the country’s largest web-based mall, and are available in a variety of colors and patterns.Continue Reading

Eggs Soaked in the Pee of Virgin Boys is a Real Chinese Delicacy

Urine Soaked Eggs

In some parts of the world, insects like crickets and roaches are served up as delicacies. In others, they’re simply regarded (or disregarded) as pests. But did you know that some people, the Chinese in particular, find eggs that have been soaked in the urine of virgin boys appetizing? It’s so good that it’s even considered a delicacy.

It sounds bizarre, but I kid you not. Called ‘virgin boy eggs’, these treats have been served for the last twenty or so years. The locals believe that it gives them some sort of health boost, claiming that it decreases body heats, promotes better circulation, and invigorates the body. The doctors, however, find it unsanitary for obvious reasons.

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