Reduced air circulation and cold winter temperatures have combined to create what is one of the most intense pollution events in history over China. Unhealthy polluted air blankets three fourths of a country the size of Europe. It’s as if the entire United States east of the Mississippi was choking under a cloud of pollution at a level considered "extremely hazardous" in Western countries. It is the worst pollution event ever recorded in China, and could be the worst pollution event ever caused strictly by manmade emissions.
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Whether or not it can be seen from space, the Great Wall of China is incredibly long. After five years of investigation, Chinese archeologists have determined that the Great Wall is actually more than 13,000 miles long, TWICE as long as it was previously believed to be. This makes it by far the largest structure ever created by man.

The earlier length of 5,500 miles was based on historical records. Also, a lot of it has collapsed: only about 8% of the part of the wall that was built during the Ming Dynasty remains intact, and about 75% is in poor condition. In some sections of the wall, only the foundation remains.
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There are signs that China may not be doing as well economically as it claims to be, and those signs are: skyscrapers. According to a study by Barclays Capital, the building of skyscrapers over the last 140 years is a sure indicator of an imminent crash. The construction boom that produced both New York’s Chrysler and Empire State buildings preceded the crash of 1929, which led to the Great Depression.

More recently, Dubai built a large number of tall office buildings, hotels and apartment buildings, including the world’s tallest building. Then the country’s economy crashed and in 2010, Dubai had to be bailed out by its neighbor, Abu Dhabi. Half of the world’s skyscrapers that are currently being built are being constructed in China.
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America’s classified X-37B satellite, which went into orbit in March, 2011, is probably spying on China’s space station (NOTE: Subscribers can still listen to this show), Tiangong-1, which was launched in September, 2011, since its path is nearly identical to the Chinese craft–in other words, it’s following it around. China plans to send astronauts to the space station in 2012 (they will need bodies to scoop up that Helium III).
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