The Japanese Birdman Poster Looks Dumb

This is (part of) the U.S. poster for Birdman. It's a rather simple poster. Surely, there's no way you could screw this up, right? Right? Well, actually... » 2/26/15 7:00am 2/26/15 7:00am

Don't play video games for three days straight or you could die. That's what happened to a 32-year-old Taiwanese man, found slumped in his chair dead following a three day gaming bender at an internet cafe in Kaohsiung city, as reported by Yahoo News. This is the second such death in Taiwan this year, and it's only… » 1/17/15 1:36pm 1/17/15 1:36pm

35-Year-Old Man Screws Up His Neck by Playing With His Phone in Bed

Swiping, checking your phone, and playing games in bed seem like a good idea, that is until you hear about the middle-aged man who's now got the neck of a 70-year-old. » 10/27/14 7:40am 10/27/14 7:40am

Giant Rabbit Appears, Lays Down On Farmland

Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman, the man who brought the world the giant rubber duck and the giant floating hippo, has created another giant creature; a giant rabbit. » 9/03/14 6:00am 9/03/14 6:00am

Hello Kitty Leads a Moment of Prayer

The scion of all things pink and cute, Hello Kitty is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year. In Taiwan, where they love all things Hello Kitty, a celebration for the silent cat's birthday turned into a more somber affair. » 8/06/14 6:30am 8/06/14 6:30am

Onimusha and His Tree Subject Of New Taiwan Meme

Takeshi Kaneshiro, who will forever be known for Onimusha, is in the headlines again in Taiwan after a typhoon blew through the island earlier this month. Interestingly enough, Kaneshiro himself wasn't making the waves, but rather a tree that he sat under in a commercial once. » 7/28/14 7:30am 7/28/14 7:30am

As Far As Shower Scenes Go, This Is Pretty Funny

Hot and steamy. Usually shower scenes are sexy. Screw that! This one is unintentionally different. Just look at the water shooting off those fake eyelashes. » 7/18/14 8:00am 7/18/14 8:00am

China and Taiwan Are Now into a Really Old Meme

Remember "cone-ing?" Back in 2011, a YouTube user named Alki Stevens racked up ten million views with his video titled "Cone-ing is the New Planking." Young people in Asia, it seems, have just discovered cone-ing. » 7/10/14 9:00am 7/10/14 9:00am

One Piece Expo Steamrolls Taiwan

Japanese comic and animation One Piece is immensely popular in Taiwan. In fact, it's so popular that the first ever One Piece exhibition outside of Japan saw over 100,000 guests within its first week. » 7/07/14 8:00am 7/07/14 8:00am

Real-Life Blockhead Roams the Streets of Taiwan, Looking for Love

You know how in some video games, like Minecraft, characters have blocky heads? And, in turn, block hairdos? Well, one man in Taiwan has that kind of coiffure...for real. » 7/02/14 4:00am 7/02/14 4:00am

Let This Man Entertain You With His Giant Ring

Isaac Hou is a Taiwanese-American street performer hailing from Taipei City in Taiwan, where he lives for one thing: dazzling people with his amazing skills. » 6/20/14 5:40am 6/20/14 5:40am

College Student Called the Cops Over a Cockroach

Taiwan is a tropical country. And as in most tropical places, cockroaches are bad news. But are they worth freaking out about and calling the police? » 6/03/14 7:00am 6/03/14 7:00am