Hong Kong is now home to the newest and neatest McDonald’s around. Say hello to McDonald’s Next, the McDonald’s of the future.
We can’t call giant panda Jia Jia the oldest panda in the world, because there are around 1,600 wild pandas roaming around out there. We can, however, salute her new title as “Oldest Panda Living in Captivity,” which she does at Hong Kong’s Ocean Park. She’s 37* today and that “cake” is made of flavored ice**.
Hot Toys makes some of the most realistic collectible figures you can buy. If you’ve ever wondered about its process—or even how to get a job there—watch this video.
So you thought your reckless youth shoplifting Cover Girl from the mall made you a badass? Think again: a jeans-and-hoodie-clad girl, estimated to be around 12 years old, helped three adults snake a $4.6 million diamond necklace from a Hong Kong jewelry store.
In 2008, Serge Orru, the head of the French section of the World Wildlife Fund, came up with the idea of displaying 1,600 pandas—the number still alive in the wild—at landmarks across the country. Six years, twenty countries and more than one hundred cities later, the pandas are preparing to visit Hong Kong in June.
Check out these conceptual designs for Hong Kong's proposed PleXus Tower — a segmented structure that will integrate directly with the city's transportation infrastructure. Given its undeniable Tron-like aesthetic, we'll be sure to bring our lightcycles.
Part topography, part bathymetry, part meteorology, the Hong Kong Maritime Museum has one intense carpet. Two hundred square meters of the museum are dedicated to this maritime map of the Hong Kong harbour.
While other cities grow by building out or up, Hong Kong is looking to increase its usable space by building down. An urban planning initiative is exploring the possibility of burying some of the city's more unsightly facilities underground, freeing the above-ground land for future development.
Hong Kong has one of the most expensive housing markets in the world, with home prices rising 70 percent since 2009. But a new real estate niche market offers greatly discounted home prices, if you're willing to bunk with the former residents' ghosts.
If you're a fan of sharks — scratch that, if you're a fan of the ocean, in general — prepare to have your day ruined. You're looking at a video, shot by Oceanic Love's Gary Stokes, that reveals how shark fins are laid out to dry by the thousands along the sidewalks of Sheung Wan, Hong Kong.
I honestly have no idea who Sardonicus1313 is, but his YouTube channel is an audiovisual museum of oh-so-many deranged martial arts gems (previously: 1, 2, 3). Today's brown-acid battle scene is from the 1983 Hong Kong action flick Demon of the Lute. What happens? A puppy chariot shows up, orange hair is grown in fast…
Today via Twitter, Toy Story 3 director Lee Unkrich introduced Pixar fans to Hong Kong fashion label Bossini's Toy Story-themed clothing line. As this lookbook demonstrates, it's some zany albeit oddly heart-warming couture. If you want to dress like a plastic cowboy with the voice of a Bosom Buddy, you'll have to be…
At a recent Nokia event in Hong Kong, Optimus Prime and Starscream showed up to impress telecommunication aficionados with their ability to become Power-Wheels-sized conveyances. Watch as these Transformers become robots only somewhat in disguise.
In the 1983 Hong Kong horror sleazefest Seeding of A Ghost (a.k.a. Zhong gui), a cab driver hits a warlock with his taxi. Naturally, this freak accident leads to ghost sex and a tentacle monster right out of The Thing.
A Hong Kong production crew is currently filming 3-D Sex and Zen: Extreme Ecstasy, a $3.2 million 3D film based on the Chinese erotic tale The Carnal Prayer Mat. Could this be what saves the ailing XXX movie theater industry?
When you have a superhero as iconic as Batman, it's unsurprising that he'll be bootlegged to kingdom come. Bat Blog has a collection of illicit Bat-art from all over Asia. Check out vintage Vietnamese comics and Batman fighting aliens in Hong Kong.Hong Kong (comic) Hong Kong (comic) Hong Kong (comic) …
The quick answer is: (1) yes, (2) both and (3) as long as your definition of "science fiction" isn't too particular. The world of Dragon Ball is full of high technology, most notably the convenient pocket-sized capsules (as seen in the trailer) which pop open into motorcycles, houses, guns or what have you. Several…