Vase worth 400 thousand dollars was used as a doorstop

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Pot with complex patterns, for 40 years, used by a married couple, as a doorstop, turned out to be the ancient Chinese relics, worth $ 400,000.Vase, whose height is almost 23 centimeters, is carved pot, which since the end of the 18th century was used to store calligraphy brushes. It was handed down from generation to generation until it passed into the possession of an unnamed couple, who used it to prop open their living room door.Hoping to buy a car, couple invited the auctioneer in their country house in Hertfordshire.

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Chinese farmer made helicopter from scrap metal

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52-year-old Chinese farmer from the village of Lee Hushen Ganzhou in the urban district Mila, Hunan Province, made from scrap metal working helicopter model. Aircraft Craftsmen already rises to 40 cm from the ground.

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Grilled crocodiles – one of the Chinese gourmet dishes

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In the Chinese city of Nanning, Guangxi Province, on gourmet festival, one of especially popular dishes was grilled crocodile. By the way, it is considered an aphrodisiac.

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The Chinese built mountaintop villa above a Beijing high-rise

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The eccentric professor from Beijing Zhang Lin spent six years on the illegal construction of the stone villa right on top of residential high-rise. As a result, now on the roof of an apartment building is private property, enclosed by natural stone. Penthouse even includes a Japanese garden, made ​​between massive rock debris. Total weight lifted to the roof of stones is up to several tens of tons. Angry neighbors say they’ve complained for years that the unauthorized, 800-square-foot mansion was damaging the building’s structural integrity.He bought just the upper floor, and then built this mountain. Neighbors are constantly flooded, and life in the apartments became impossible.

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Homemade robot

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37-year-old Chinese inventor Tao Xiangli spent almost 25 thousand dollars and more than 11 months to construct a robot out of recycled scrap metals and electric wires that he bought from a second-hand market. Back in 2009, he built by himself a submarine for just $4,385.”Not only can it perform simple actions, but it’s equipped with photoelectric sensors so it can even mimic my movements,” Tao said to reporters.

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