Over the past decade China saw rapid economic expansion. But its growth model and controversial politics have not come without their fair share of problems.
Rising property prices, rising food prices, restrictions on investment, an emphasis on speed over safety, and lax environmental standards have led to some truly unique and sometimes crazy situations in China.
Rich people build mountain villas on top of apartment buildings, local governments incentivize burials at sea, and people are pouring their money into everything from walnuts to cockroach farms.
We identified 36 strange things that have happened in China.