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£54 billion for a Great Wall



THAT'S ODD, TRAVEL, EAST MEETS WEST June 27, 2017


The glory of the Great Wall of China wouldn't come cheap if you wanted to build a new one! Photo credit - Pixabay   New research has revealed the cost of building the Wonders of the World in today's money.   British ...

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Chinese under 20s to play in German league?



THAT'S ODD, ENTERTAINMENT, EAST MEETS WEST June 23, 2017


The Chinese under 20's team looks set to be invited to play in a German league. Photo credit - Pixabay   China's national under 20s team could have a unique league placement.   Germany's fourth division&nbs...

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Trump Toilet China challenge - an update



THAT'S ODD, BUSINESS, CHINA , EAST MEETS WEST June 22, 2017


Believe it or not... there are Trump Toilets. They're just not related to Donald Trump, yet. Photo credit - Pixabay   Donald Trump has been granted nine new patents in China.   Dedicated as we are to bringing you the...

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Who invented ice cream?



THAT'S ODD, CHINA , FOOD June 21, 2017


(We want all of the ice cream!)   It’s hot.    It’s so warm that the Government has issued a level three amber heat alert.    In order to combat the heat many of us will turn to cold thin...

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Summer Solstice



THAT'S ODD, UK, CULTURE June 21, 2017


Today marks the longest day of the year, with the UK enjoying 16 hours and 38 minutes of daylight.   The sun rose at 4:43am and will set at 9:31pm, meaning that we can all take full advantage of after work drinks tonig...

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