Wednesday, June 27, 2012
Sunday, June 17, 2012
Wednesday, June 13, 2012
BEIJING — In a show of daring ambition, China’s space program announced that it will attempt to send two astronauts into space and have one defecate into the other’s anus, a sexual maneuver known as space docking.
Saturday, June 9, 2012
BEIJING — In an internal report, Chinese officials admit to being “shocked” and “deeply hurt” by the sudden intransigence of the North Korean regime. The recent North Korean rocket launch and subsequent hostage crisis have shaken Beijing’s trust in their stalwart ally.
“We’ve always considered North Korea to be a rational and responsible member of international community,” said foreign ministry spokesman Zhang Rui. “But recently, negotiations have become more and more arcane, with the North Koreans demanding payment in the form of Nilla Wafers and communicating only via semaphore. We don’t know what to make of it.”
Friday, June 8, 2012
NEW YORK — Chen Guangcheng might have made it to the United States but his problems are far from over. The Washington Post reports that the blind dissident, soon to be enrolled in New York University’s prestigious law program, has failed to get the TOEFL score necessary to begin studying immediately. Instead, like many Chinese students who go abroad with subpar language skills, he must take remedial English courses before he can study at the university officially.