15 Facts About China that Will Blow Your Mind
- By 2025, China will build TEN New York-sized cities.
- By 2030, China will add more new city-dwellers than the entire U.S. population.
- China already consumes twice as much steel as the U.S., Europe and Japan combined.
- If the Chinese, one day, use as much oil per person as Americans, then the world will need seven more Saudi Arabias to meet their demand.
- There are already more Christians in China than Italy, and China is on track to become the largest center of Christianity in the world.
- Chinese are far more likely to believe in evolution than Americans.
- Chinese internet users are five times as likely to have blogs as Americans.
- China has 150 percent more soldiers than America does -- plus a high tech 'Kill Weapon' the U.S. can't deal with.
- China still hasn't rid itself of Europe's medieval plague.
- Forty percent of Chinese small businesses went bust or almost went bust during the world financial crisis.
- China executes three times as many people as the rest of the world COMBINED -- and uses mobile execution vans for efficiency.
- China averages 274 protests PER DAY.
- When you buy Chinese stocks, you are basically financing the Chinese government. Eight of Shanghai's top ten stocks are state-controlled arms of the government.
- Fifty percent of counterfeit goods come from China.
- The majority of Chinese drink polluted water.