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Tens of Thousands of Clams Crowd East China Beach

Qingdao city’s beach has been overrun by clams, creating a phenomenal shell beach!

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Like a scene from a surreal fantasy movie, tens of thousands of clams and wasted shells have washed up on the shore of Qingdao City in east China’s Shandong Province. According to the locals, this happens during the high tide when a lot of clams and shells get pushed ashore in the Dawan fishing port.

The Dawan fishing port has every inch of land covered in clam shells!

The Dawan fishing port has every inch of land covered in clam shells!

Source: CCTV News

The long stretch of beach in Shandong were once used a private clam farms until the government opened about 4 kilometers of the coastline to public access about two years ago. When locals heard of the news, residents, fish farmers, and even merchants came in droves to the beach to dig up the clams lying in the shellfish beds.

When locals learned that the beach became open to the public, they came in to get their hands on fresh clams.

When locals learned that the beach became open to the public, they came in to get their hands on fresh clams.

Source: BBC News

Shandong is a province of 96 million people. Of the thirteen million tons of Chinese marine aquaculture produced, about 70% is produced in Shandong. And there are four reasons behind this.

These clam shell wastes were brought about by the huge marine aquaculture produced in the province of Shandong.

These clam shell wastes were brought about by the huge marine aquaculture produced in the province of Shandong.

Source: CCTV News

One, Shandong province is rich in tidal bays filled with micronutrients favored by shellfish and kelp beds raised along with the shellfish. Two, China and the rest of the world have a huge appetite for shellfish, driving up the prices and providing enough money for fishermen. Three, the Chinese marine production techniques respect the natural capacity of the coastal bays, thus keeping the number of shellfish in accordance with what’s natural. Lastly, these coastal bays aren’t the recipient of sewage and industrial wastes, thus making the harvests safe to consume.

Shandong's clams are renowned all over the world, but not many are aware of the waste they leave behind.

Shandong's clams are renowned all over the world, but not many are aware of the waste they leave behind.

Source: CCTV News

Many netizens, upon learning of this huge deposit of shells in Qingdao, have raised concerns about the fact that they’ll take very long to break down. However, the more optimistic netizens have suggested uses for these shells such as in art projects or in road works since crushed clam shells are sometimes used in place of gravel.

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Extreme Gaming Addiction: Chinese Couple Sell Their Three Children to Play Video Games

It’s a sad day for humanity when a human life isn’t worth its weight in video games.

Dondi Tiples

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How much do you value your children? Do you love them as much as you love something you’re addicted to? One couple in China proved it doesn’t take much before they got rid of their offspring to fuel their love for gaming.

For the love of their game.

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Source: Geekologie

In a shocking story in the world’s most populous country, one young couple decided to sell all of their three children to be able to continue playing their favorite video games.

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Twitter Users Share Their Most Cringeworthy #OfficePartyFails Ever

So… What’s your worse #OfficePartyFail?

Mark Andrew

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Whether you are a fan or not (some people apparently hate his “’fake’ laughter), there is absolutely no denying that Jimmy Fallon’s Twitter hashtag games are the most hilarious.

Case in point, the late night talk show host recently came up with #OfficePartyFails and it definitely broke the internet. Many netizens took it to Twitter to share their most embarrassing and awkward experiences that happened during their office parties.

Many of the posts are comedic gold and we surely couldn’t stop laughing - while doing some facepalm along the way, that is.

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30 Funny Farewell Cakes For Employees Who Quit Their Jobs

“You’re dead to us now!”

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Saying goodbye to your workmates can be a bittersweet experience. You might hate your job but you'd always miss associating with people you've become best of buddies with. It would, of course, make leaving a little easier, and a hell lot funnier, if they gave you one of these hilarious farewell cakes.

Most of their messages are plain and simple - Go ahead and leave! See if we care!

Go check out the photos below and have a good laugh.

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