Bone soup made in a bronze tripod 2,400 years ago was discovered in an ancient tomb in Xi’an, capital of Northwest China’s Shaanxi province, the Provincial Archaeological Institute announced on Saturday.

2400-year-old soup found in China

The institute said its archaeologists discovered the bronze vessel on Nov 25 when cleaning a Warring States Period (475-221 BC) tomb for the Xi’an Xianyang International Airport’s second construction phase.

“It’s the first time Chinese archaeologists have unearthed such a container with bone soup still inside,” archaeologist and head of the tomb’s excavation team Liu Daiyun said.

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A vending machine at a subway station in Nanjing is selling live crabs.

China live crab vending machines

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The Norwegian Seafood Export Council set a new world record last week at China’s Shanghai Expo in celebration of the arrival of Norwegian Salmon No. 10,000,000 to China.

World largest sushi mosaic in China

The record-setting sushi mosaic featured 8,374 pieces of sushi made from different types of Norwegian seafood, primarily salmon, but also cod, mackerel and prawns.

The mosaic covered 20.13 square metres, used 120 kilos of rice and 65 kilos of Norwegian Salmon, and took 6 hours and 15 minutes to complete.

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The Modern Toilet restaurant in Taiwan made international headlines in 2007 with its bizarre toilet theme design and food. I heard from my friends in Taipei that their business is still going strong, amazingly.

Weird Taiwan toilet theme restaurant

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