Awesome Mops of China

China has 1.3 billion people and 5.4 million mops.
This is their story.
  The fog had been particularly thick in Shanghai or the past week, foggier than it had been back in her home city of Xi’an. Visibility in places had been reduced to mere metres at times. When she walked down the street holding hands with her (via Hou Yiqin Emerges From the Beneficial Fog)

  The fog had been particularly thick in Shanghai or the past week, foggier than it had been back in her home city of Xi’an. Visibility in places had been reduced to mere metres at times. When she walked down the street holding hands with her (via Hou Yiqin Emerges From the Beneficial Fog)

He Guang’s ears were ringing. He gazed up at the hazy noon sky, his eyes still unfocused, bits of red, sulphury firecracker paper lodged in the various nooks and crannies along his body. With two sharp, focused exhalations, he expelled a cluste (via Wang Cheng and He Guang Sort Out the Financial Spirit World Around Their New Shop)

He Guang’s ears were ringing. He gazed up at the hazy noon sky, his eyes still unfocused, bits of red, sulphury firecracker paper lodged in the various nooks and crannies along his body. With two sharp, focused exhalations, he expelled a cluste (via Wang Cheng and He Guang Sort Out the Financial Spirit World Around Their New Shop)

    Guo DingDing was 33 years old and newly married. His parents had been on his case for years to find a wife. His mother had even put up his CV at the People’s Square Marriage Market and had spent countless weekends head hunting (via Guo DingDing)

    Guo DingDing was 33 years old and newly married. His parents had been on his case for years to find a wife. His mother had even put up his CV at the People’s Square Marriage Market and had spent countless weekends head hunting (via Guo DingDing)

Jun Lao was mortified to find that her hairdresser, rather than giving her the auburn ringlets that she’d asked for, had chosen to go for the pink bedraggled effect. Not wanting to make a scene in front of her impressionable child, however, she pai (via Jun Lao, the Stone Lion)

Jun Lao was mortified to find that her hairdresser, rather than giving her the auburn ringlets that she’d asked for, had chosen to go for the pink bedraggled effect. Not wanting to make a scene in front of her impressionable child, however, she pai (via Jun Lao, the Stone Lion)

  Wang Yiren couldn’t wait until their business license was finally granted. Well, he certainly hoped it would be granted. He’d been plastering appropriately respectful rictus grins across his face for months now, toasting various governme (via Wang Yiren)

  Wang Yiren couldn’t wait until their business license was finally granted. Well, he certainly hoped it would be granted. He’d been plastering appropriately respectful rictus grins across his face for months now, toasting various governme (via Wang Yiren)

    Wang Shalong and her friends exited the KTV and immediately collapsed in a heap en masse. They’d gone in at 4pm for ‘a couple of songs’, but two and a half beers and four hours later, Shalong was exhausted and happy, and seriously (via Wang Shalong)

    Wang Shalong and her friends exited the KTV and immediately collapsed in a heap en masse. They’d gone in at 4pm for ‘a couple of songs’, but two and a half beers and four hours later, Shalong was exhausted and happy, and seriously (via Wang Shalong)

Wu Meihua tried to look nonchalant, pretending to take a carefree afternoon nap on the back of her Hello Kitty e-bike, parked outside the university. Directly behind her, spread out on his e-bike, snoring gently, was Cao Dayu, the handsomest b (via Wu Meihua)

Wu Meihua tried to look nonchalant, pretending to take a carefree afternoon nap on the back of her Hello Kitty e-bike, parked outside the university. Directly behind her, spread out on his e-bike, snoring gently, was Cao Dayu, the handsomest b (via Wu Meihua)

Wu Yi’s friends didn’t believe him when he told them all about what his laowai English teacher at school had told him. Sure, they had heard rumours about Christmas Old Man— fat foreign guy with a lot of white facial hair and a red outfit like yo (via Wu Yi explains the concept of Santa Claus)

Wu Yi’s friends didn’t believe him when he told them all about what his laowai English teacher at school had told him. Sure, they had heard rumours about Christmas Old Man— fat foreign guy with a lot of white facial hair and a red outfit like yo (via Wu Yi explains the concept of Santa Claus)

Ao Lubo woke up on the sidewalk with a terrible headache. His skull felt like it was neatly cleaved. He had been sleeping, it seemed, on a hunk of wood. Apparently the apocalypse had come early. Surely that hunk of wood was part of the falling d (via Ao Lubo battles the Apocalypse)

Ao Lubo woke up on the sidewalk with a terrible headache. His skull felt like it was neatly cleaved. He had been sleeping, it seemed, on a hunk of wood. Apparently the apocalypse had come early. Surely that hunk of wood was part of the falling d (via Ao Lubo battles the Apocalypse)

Leaf Yao’s parents had told her to wait until she had graduated from university before starting to date any boys. It hadn’t been a problem in high school because her 15 hour long days spent with a stack of text books three feet high meant she n (via Leaf Yao and Kobe Wu)

Leaf Yao’s parents had told her to wait until she had graduated from university before starting to date any boys. It hadn’t been a problem in high school because her 15 hour long days spent with a stack of text books three feet high meant she n (via Leaf Yao and Kobe Wu)

The girls’ bathroom was so cold! The open window next to the squat loo stalls was flung wide open for fresh air and the cold water taps were even more finger numbing than usual. The sink countertop felt like ice. Sparkle Yan shivered and took (via Sparkle Yan and Echo Mu)

The girls’ bathroom was so cold! The open window next to the squat loo stalls was flung wide open for fresh air and the cold water taps were even more finger numbing than usual. The sink countertop felt like ice. Sparkle Yan shivered and took (via Sparkle Yan and Echo Mu)

Cai Murong wondered if it might be a good idea to save up a little longer so she could afford to go to a better salon to get her hair done. Although her current salon only charged 15 kuai for a wash and trim, she had to admit she didn’t find the (via Cai Murong)

Cai Murong wondered if it might be a good idea to save up a little longer so she could afford to go to a better salon to get her hair done. Although her current salon only charged 15 kuai for a wash and trim, she had to admit she didn’t find the (via Cai Murong)

  Cui Changying knew that little Shanshan was going to remain an only child. His constant demands for a new iPad and new iPhone and Louis Vuitton onesies had already dried up their Second Child Bribe account. Even so, she felt overwhelmed! (via Cui Changying)

  Cui Changying knew that little Shanshan was going to remain an only child. His constant demands for a new iPad and new iPhone and Louis Vuitton onesies had already dried up their Second Child Bribe account. Even so, she felt overwhelmed! (via Cui Changying)

'I must be the only kid in Changchun not excited about the snow day,’ muttered Li Ming Hao to himself. He knew he should be down in the park below, building snowmen with all the other children. It was just that Tian Xue had said hi to him at that party on Singles Day, and then yesterday she’d smiled at him across the library. He couldn’t bear the thought of not seeing her, not even for one day. 
Totally awesome submission by Emma in Dalian

'I must be the only kid in Changchun not excited about the snow day,’ muttered Li Ming Hao to himself. He knew he should be down in the park below, building snowmen with all the other children. It was just that Tian Xue had said hi to him at that party on Singles Day, and then yesterday she’d smiled at him across the library. He couldn’t bear the thought of not seeing her, not even for one day. 

Totally awesome submission by Emma in Dalian

He couldn’t believe his eyes. Cuo Yifan was shaking with excitement, his collarbones marbling with creeping blush. There, in the men’s toilets at the railway station, was Yao Ming! His hero! Of course, Yao Ming denied he was Yao Ming- after all (via Cuo Yifan meets Yao Ming)

He couldn’t believe his eyes. Cuo Yifan was shaking with excitement, his collarbones marbling with creeping blush. There, in the men’s toilets at the railway station, was Yao Ming! His hero! Of course, Yao Ming denied he was Yao Ming- after all (via Cuo Yifan meets Yao Ming)