Hong Kong's sidewalks are literally overflowing with shark fins

If you're a fan of sharks — scratch that, if you're a fan of the ocean, in general — prepare to have your day ruined. You're looking at a video, shot by Oceanic Love's Gary Stokes, that reveals how shark fins are laid out to dry by the thousands along the sidewalks of Sheung Wan, Hong Kong. » 3/08/12 7:50am 3/08/12 7:50am

The best kung fu movie ever to involve a chariot pulled by German…

I honestly have no idea who Sardonicus1313 is, but his YouTube channel is an audiovisual museum of oh-so-many deranged martial arts gems (previously: 1, 2, 3). Today's brown-acid battle scene is from the 1983 Hong Kong action flick Demon of the Lute. What happens? A puppy chariot shows up, orange hair is grown in fast… » 11/27/11 7:30am 11/27/11 7:30am

The Hong Kong Toy Story fashion show you never knew you wanted

Today via Twitter, Toy Story 3 director Lee Unkrich introduced Pixar fans to Hong Kong fashion label Bossini's Toy Story-themed clothing line. As this lookbook demonstrates, it's some zany albeit oddly heart-warming couture. If you want to dress like a plastic cowboy with the voice of a Bosom Buddy, you'll have to be… » 11/13/11 7:35pm 11/13/11 7:35pm

Transformers cosplay is equal parts nifty and uncomfortable

At a recent Nokia event in Hong Kong, Optimus Prime and Starscream showed up to impress telecommunication aficionados with their ability to become Power-Wheels-sized conveyances. Watch as these Transformers become robots only somewhat in disguise. » 6/11/11 8:30am 6/11/11 8:30am

What happens when a ghost and a zombie have sex? A Hong Kong tentacle…

In the 1983 Hong Kong horror sleazefest Seeding of A Ghost (a.k.a. Zhong gui), a cab driver hits a warlock with his taxi. Naturally, this freak accident leads to ghost sex and a tentacle monster right out of The Thing. » 3/30/11 3:55pm 3/30/11 3:55pm

Al Gore as a randy computer avatar = the future of news?

Taiwan's NMA News creates computer-animated depictions of current events that drive a flaming dune buggy into the uncanny valley. NMA's 3D take on the Leno-Conan tiff was amusing, but their version of the Al Gore sex scandal allegations is transcendental... » 6/26/10 9:05am 6/26/10 9:05am