China

The Secret Messages Inside Chinese URLs
Decoding 4008-517-517.com
May 01, 2014

URLs like 4008-517-517.com mean a lot more than they appear.

How Bad Is China's Moral Crisis?
April 21, 2014

The rapid modernization of a country whose social structure was traditionally determined by strict hierarchy has ignited huge moral anxieties.

Year of the Pigskin
My hilarious, heartbreaking, triumphant season with the American Football League of China
April 08, 2014

A crisis of cultural identity—not to mention offense, defense, and special teams.

The Miseducation of the Tiger Mom
An odd new book by Amy Chua and Jed Rubenfeld gives ambition a bad name
March 25, 2014

A book by Yale Law professors Amy Chua and Jed Rubenfeld shows an astonishing lack of scholarly rigor or common sense.

China's Dan Brown is a Subtle Subversive
March 25, 2014

The writer who goes by the pen name Mai Jia is the most popular author in the world you’ve never heard of. 

Chinese Citizens Are Fed Up With Flight 370 Censorship
And they're looking to the West for reliable information
March 20, 2014

And they're looking to the West for reliable information.

Why Isn't China Dominating Sochi?
The country is no good at the Winter Games—but that could change when it hosts them itself
February 18, 2014

Team China won its first medal at the Sochi Olympics last week, when skater Han Tianyu took the silver in the mens's short-track 1500 meters. China's medal count has since climbed to six, with three golds, two silvers, and one bronze.

The Chinese Think They Have the Russians All Figured Out
February 12, 2014

The Sochi Olympics have barely gotten off the ground when the Russians are already talking about the next one.

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