China

Ching Shih Facts

Ruthless Facts About Ching Shih, China's Cunning Pirate Queen

Ching Shih was likely the most successful pirate in history. The Pirate Queen ruled the seas in China and beyond—but few people know about her dark history.
June 17, 2024 Kyle Climans

Imperial Facts About Qin Shi Huang, The Dragon Emperor

Most people have heard of the legendary Terracotta Army—but few know about the bloodthirsty emperor who was buried with it.
June 14, 2024 Kyle Climans
Kowloon Walled City Editorial

Kowloon Walled City Was Like Nowhere Else On Earth

There's never been anywhere in the world quite like the Kowloon Walled City of Hong Kong—and there probably never will be again.
January 22, 2024 Jamie Hayes
Pu Yi Facts

Imperial Facts About Puyi, The Last Emperor of China

An Emperor at the age of two, Puyi had a life full of tragedy, betrayal, and intrigue—but just before he died, fate had one more dark twist in store.
January 2, 2024 Kyle Climans
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Energetic Facts About Beijing

Perhaps the most historically significant city on the planet.
December 27, 2023 Carl Wyndham


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