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Explore Russia Remember, Knock Off Fails and more!

Not that they would! But the next time you step into a, say, 7-Twelve in China or a 7-Minutes in Russia, remember that you're not actually in a 7-Eleven. Got it?

from Kotaku

Stroll Down One of the Fakest Streets in China

un paseo por la ‘milla de oro’ pirateada de china en la que zara se llama ‘zare’ y apple es ‘appla’ —

from Atlas Obscura

An American in China Thinks He Discovered an Unknown Ancient Civilization

Oracle bone from the reign of King Wu Ding (late Shang dynasty). c. 1200BC

Chisel-shaped object; China, Song dynasty, 960–1279; jade (nephrite, actinolite/tremolite); Gift of Charles Lang Freer, F1917.28

from The Economist

Such quantities of sand

Asia’s mania for “reclaiming” land from the sea spawns mounting problems

Tojo Hideki ice cream on sale in China