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Thousands of bikes abandoned in Chinese car park



TECHNOLOGY, THAT'S ODD, BUSINESS, CHINA , EAST MEETS WEST August 25, 2017


Images have emerged of thousands of bicycles abandoned in a Shanghai car park, after they were collected from the streets by local authorities for illegal parking.  As a result, new rules will be implemented by the gove...

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David Villa recieves Spain recall



THAT'S ODD, Europe, ENTERTAINMENT August 25, 2017


New York City FC striker David Villa has received a recall to the Spain squad after three years without playing international football. Villa comes in to the squad as Diego Costa is left out amid a feud with Chelsea over his...

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Intimacy with robots - the future?



TECHNOLOGY, THAT'S ODD, HEALTH, UK August 23, 2017


Relationships can be complicated, they are the agony and ecstasy of life. Could there be a pain free solution? New research, carried out to celebrate the launch of dystopian robot drama Westworld on NOW TV, shows that a third...

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Skilful Chinese barber uses red hot tongs to cut hair



THAT'S ODD, CHINA , UK, EAST MEETS WEST August 23, 2017


Hello, Yao here. When it comes to creating stylish hair design,  a hairdresser in China is quite ‘hot stuff.’ He is one of the last remaining traditional barber using ‘Dahuojia ( 大火夹)’ hairdressi...

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Match abandoned in China so referee can catch flight



THAT'S ODD, CHINA , UK, EAST MEETS WEST August 22, 2017


A football match in the Chinese second tier was abandoned early so the referee could go and catch a flight. The first half of the match between Hangzhou Greentown's reserve side and Meixian Techand lasted only 40 minutes and the ...

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