1,600 Papier-Mâché Pandas Are Set To Invade Hong Kong

In 2008, Serge Orru, the head of the French section of the World Wildlife Fund, came up with the idea of displaying 1,600 pandas—the number still alive in the wild—at landmarks across the country. Six years, twenty countries and more than one hundred cities later, the pandas are preparing to visit Hong Kong in June. » 5/06/14 3:49pm 5/06/14 3:49pm

Hong Kong engineers want to expand the city by building parts of it…

While other cities grow by building out or up, Hong Kong is looking to increase its usable space by building down. An urban planning initiative is exploring the possibility of burying some of the city's more unsightly facilities underground, freeing the above-ground land for future development. » 3/25/12 1:00pm 3/25/12 1:00pm

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

Critics Hate Stephen Chow's Hit Scifi Movie

The good news: Stephen (Shaolin Soccer) Chow's venture into science fiction, CJ7, has been a huge box-office smash in China, in spite of record-breaking snow storms. The movie has made an impressive US$18 million in its first two weeks, meaning that other Chinese film-makers may be tempted to ditch martial arts for… » 2/14/08 6:30am 2/14/08 6:30am