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Learn, Share, Subscribe ------------------------------------------------ Watch the Asian series here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLbZJ71IJGFRRGIkTyr4u371Fx6e88Qx2N Here is the European Series: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLbZJ71IJGFRTa_XMM9a4hDh2Yo9CsZzOR Follow: https://plus.google.com/+blinder00 https://twitter.com/Sebastian2Go https://www.facebook.com/official7facts ------------------------------------------------ In this brief video you can find seven little known facts about China. More information about the video content bellow: 1. China is building MASSIVE cities just to keep builders busy and generate growth. The results are ghost metropolis. 2. The modern word “China” most likely derives from the name of the Qin (pronounced “chin”) dynasty. First Emperor Qin Shi Huang (260-210 B.C.) of the Qin dynasty first unified China in 221 B.C., beginning an Imperial period which would last until A.D. 1912. China is often considered the longest continuous civilization, with some historians marking 6000 B.C. as the dawn of Chinese civilization. It also has the world’s longest continuously used written language. 3. China owns all the giant pandas in the world, any panda outside of China is being leased. Even those cubs being just born instantly belong to China. 4. Toilet paper was invented in China in the late 1300s. It was for emperors only. The Chinese also invented paper, the compass, gunpowder, printing and kites. A civil servant named Su Song built the first mechanical clock between A.D 1088 and 1092. It could tell the time of day and also track the constellations so that accurate horoscopes could be determined. 5. The name of China’s capital has changed over the centuries. At one time or another it has been known as Yanjing, Dadu, and Beiping. Peking or “Beijing means “Northern Capital.” Beijing is the officially sanctioned pinyin spelling based on the Mandarin dialect. Beijing is the second largest city after Shanghai. 6. The Three Gorges Hydroelectric Dam spans the Yangtze River and is the largest dam in the world. It is also the most controversial dam in the world because it has been plagued by corruption, human rights violations, technological difficulties, and has caused dramatic environmental changes. 7. In 1974, a group of farmers digging for a well in the Shaanxi province uncovered some bits of very old pottery. They discovered the tomb of Qin (259-210 B.C.) the first emperor who united China. The tomb contained thousands of amazing life-sized soldiers, horses, and chariots More Info: http://bestpictureblog.com/20-facts-about-china-you-might-be-shocked-to-know/ http://facts.randomhistory.com/2009/05/04_china.html http://www.forbes.com/sites/kenrapoza/2015/07/20/what-will-become-of-chinas-ghost-cities/ http://www.howitworksdaily.com/do-all-pandas-really-belong-to-china/ Music: Jon Luc Hefferman - Upbeat http://freemusicarchive.org/ Licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 International License. Images: http://fm.cnbc.com/applications/cnbc.com/resources/img/editorial/2013/03/07/100532685-114302931.1910x1000.jpg https://i.ytimg.com/vi/2r_84fnKQco/maxresdefault.jpg https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/0/00/Cin_Shihhuang_Shaanxi_statue.jpg https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/2/27/Qinshihuang.jpg http://www.greenanimalworld.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/Giant-Panda-and-Cub.jpg http://www.sichuanadventure.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/image.jpg http://assets.nydailynews.com/polopoly_fs/1.1133781!/img/httpImage/image.jpg_gen/derivatives/gallery_1200/homemade-chinese-inventions.jpg http://d1vmp8zzttzftq.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/The-Tiananmen-In-Beijing-China-1600x712.jpg http://www.businesskorea.co.kr/sites/default/files/field/image/Beijing%20central%20business%20district.jpg https://theconstructionjournal.files.wordpress.com/2015/11/jpx6vj3.jpg https://news-images.vice.com/images/articles/meta/2015/05/04/untitled-article-1430756058.jpg?crop=0.66057142857143xw:1xh;center,top http://www.browsetravel.ro/uploads/produse/tomb-of-shi-huangdi-5be323485be3952655004f3ed358d610.jpg https://dailyoddsandends.files.wordpress.com/2012/11/forbiddengardens-terracottaarmy_20084-crwpps.jpg Intro: Creation by Shaheen http://topfreeintro.com/creation-free-intro-template-after-effecs/ Jonjass Designs https://www.youtube.com/user/JonjassDesigns Intro Music: DJ Goodman – Japanese Flute (Dubstep Mix) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-JH_H_-I4Hw