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Chinese man sets world record with 50-story house of cards built in 5 hours

  • Tian Rui of Qingdao, China, set a record for the world’s tallest house of cards built in 12 hours earlier this month.
  • His attempt took five hours and four minutes.
  • The 50-story build, which stood at 3.375 meters, remained erect for more than 10 minutes before it collapsed.
  • Tian previously set the Guinness record for tallest house of cards (27-stories) built in one hour.

A man from China’s Shandong province has set a new Guinness World Record by building a 50-story house of cards in 12 hours.

Tian Rui started building at 9:20 a.m. and finished at 2:24 p.m. for the Nov. 10 attempt, which was part of the 2022 Guinness World Records Day celebrations. His attempt took five hours and four minutes.

China Finally Made Their Own Version of ‘House of Cards’ and the President Approves

China now has its own “House of Cards” television program and, similarly, it has so far captivated millions of viewers with the first 10 episodes that were released.

The program, titled “In the Name of The People”, also tackles familiar themes featured in the hit American political drama: power play, corruption, indecency, and others.

Magazine Posts Job Ad for Political Journalist Like Zoe Barnes from ‘House of Cards’

Wanted: A political reporter resembling the likes of fictional unethical journalist Zoe Barnes.

According to Mashable, Rare Magazine, a political news source aimed at younger generations, recently posted an ad looking to hire a new political reporter who takes after Zoe Barnes, an unapologetically immoral character from the Netflix series “House of Cards.”