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Kyle Encina

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Japanese Dad Tests Daughter’s Boyfriend By Challenging Him to Epic Video Game Duel

A Japanese Twitter user challenged his daughter’s significant other to a competitive match of the popular fighting video game “Guilty Gear” but ended up without dinner after defeating the young man.

Twitter user @buppa_stone tried to see if the boyfriend of his junior high school daughter truly deserves a place in their family by challenging the “punk kid” to a game they both love playing, “Guilty Gear Xrd REV 2”.

Japanese Professor Accuses ‘Snow White’ Prince of Being a Sex Offender, Promoting Sex Violence

Osaka University professor Kazue Muta described classic fantasies such as “Sleeping Beauty” and “Snow White” as tales “promoting sexual violence.”

While most popular children’s fairy tales are designed to be wholesome, Professor Muta released a statement on Dec. 11 which might change that notion. She took to Twitter to explain that the idea of a “princess being woken up by the kiss of a prince” is actually an instance of “sexual assault on an unconscious person.”

American Kids Stay Home When It Snows While China Keeps Schools Open at -50 Degrees Fahrenheit

China’s Hulunbuir region, in northeastern Inner Mongolia, suffered from heavy fog and strong arctic winds that limit the visibility around the area on Wednesday, but the icy cold weather wasn’t enough to cancel schools.

All of the monitoring stations in the area recorded a chilling temperature of minus 40 degrees Celsius (minus 40 degrees Fahrenheit). One monitoring station recorded a blistering temperature that reached as low as 46.6 degrees Celsius (minus 51.88 degrees Fahrenheit), according to Shanghaiist.

Chinese Police Arrest Suspects Selling Syringes Used to Kill Dogs For Their Meat

Police in China have arrested eight people involved in illegally selling syringes filled with a deadly substance that were used as darts to hunt down street dogs for their meat.

These dogs are slaughtered for their meat and their tainted meat are then sold to restaurants for consumption. According to Shanghaiist via Medium, the suspects sold 200,000 of these syringes which contain a lethal dose of suxamethonium.

Chinese Government Prepares Refugee Camps For North Korean Defectors Along Border

The Chinese government is planning to build refugee camps for North Korean defectors due to the situation within the China-North Korea border which has “intensified lately.” China is prepping to build camps in five areas within Changbai, which could potentially house thousands of North Korean refugees.

While China’s foreign ministry didn’t deny that they were planning to build the alleged refugee sites, they admitted that they weren’t aware there’s already media coverage on it. According to BussinessInsider, China’s plans on building the said refugee camps originated from a leaked document that was discovered on Chinese social media site Weibo.

K-Pop Powerhouse BTS Just Made History AGAIN

K-pop group BTS will become the first-ever Korean group to perform at ABC’s prestigious annual event “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve” 2018. It’s reported that BTS has already recorded their upcoming act as early as November at the time their thrilling AMA performance went down.

However, BTS won’t be considered as the first Korean act since singer PSY took those honors with his performance during the iconic event back in 2013, according to Billboard. This doesn’t change the fact that the K-pop group will achieve another historical feat on December 31 since earning a spot at the Guinness Book of World Records.

China Bans Coal Burning, Forcing Many to Freeze This Winter

China may have doomed some to an icy cold winter after putting forth laws banning the burning of coal in an effort to reduce the country’s air pollution.

China isn’t playing around when it comes to discouraging this practice given their frank and frightening new slogan that says, “If you burn coal, see you in the detention center.” According to Shanghaiist, the slogan isn’t all talk either as authorities have already detained some construction workers in the past for burning coal outdoors.