Category Archive: Efficient

Death Wish, Huang Pu District

This guy may or may not have a death wish… Not only is he riding with one hand but he’s also crossing the intersection illegally (notice the green light in the background) while… Continue reading

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Chinese Three Ways, Shanghai

Chinese people usually come in threes, as family units are made up of two parents and a single child. But you can also see other types of three-ways (the G-rated kind) around Shanghai… Continue reading

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Spring Cleaning, Lu Wan District

The sun finally came out today!! And since the sun was out, so was everyone’s laundry: When the weather is nice and the pollution not prohibitively disgusting, the residents of Shanghai hang their… Continue reading

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12 Day Countdown to Christmas, Day 8 – The Grinch

This “Bag Man” is the only person I’ve seen in China that can compete with the “Box Lady” in terms of efficiency: His load was hyperbolic-ally large, and reminded me of the Grinch:… Continue reading

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12 Day Countdown to Christmas, Day 7 – PRESENTS

It’s Monday, which means you have less than a full week to get those final Christmas presents bought and wrapped… So get on it like this Chinese lady on her bike!! This is… Continue reading

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