3D zebra crossings painted on Beijing roads to reduce accidents

Recently, 3D zebra crossings have been painted on some of Beijing’s busiest crossroads. These zebra crossings have a three-dimensional effect in both day and night, reminding drivers to slow down when approaching them. From the drivers’ view, the 3D effect is obvious. According to Liu Shupeng, who works at the Beijing Traffic Management Bureau, the … Continue reading 3D zebra crossings painted on Beijing roads to reduce accidents

China expected to roll out commercial 3D-printed houses in 2019

Chinese citizens should be able to move into 3D-printed houses that conform to national construction regulations and standards in 2019, China News Agency reported Tuesday. These houses are being developed by Beijing-based tech supplier, Huashangluhai, the only company to use normal-strength reinforced concrete as a printing material, after years of research. Wu Jiangping, founder of … Continue reading China expected to roll out commercial 3D-printed houses in 2019

Chinese spend 3 hours a day on their smartphones, ranking 2nd in the world: survey

(file photo) Chinese nationals spend an average of three hours a day on their smartphones, rankingsecond in the world after Brazilians who spend two additional hours on their phones,according to a survey by a German internet company. In just a few years, smart phones have transformed from a communication tool into a dailynecessity, allowing people … Continue reading Chinese spend 3 hours a day on their smartphones, ranking 2nd in the world: survey

US Marines Field Mobile 3-D Printing Machine Shop to Produce Spare Parts

The US Marine Corps developed a mobile three-dimensional printing facility to manufacture spare parts. WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — The US Marine Corps said in a press release on Tuesday that engineers have developed a mobile three-dimensional printing facility, called X-FAB, to manufacture spare parts and to complement the transportable machinist shop that travels with expeditionary units. … Continue reading US Marines Field Mobile 3-D Printing Machine Shop to Produce Spare Parts

3 PEOPLE FACE IMPRISONMENT OVER THEFT OF RARE BIRDS

Two suspects are currently in custody over rare bird theft, with another still on the loose.The three suspects are wanted for capturing and engaging in commerce built around rare birds in Yongkang County, Zhejiang province. The buyer of the birds, surnamed Wang, believed that eating night owls would cure her chronic headaches. She therefore made … Continue reading 3 PEOPLE FACE IMPRISONMENT OVER THEFT OF RARE BIRDS

Chinese students spend almost 3 hours on homework daily, 3 times the world average

Chinese elementary and middle school students spent an average of 2.82 hours a day doing homework during the last 3 years, said a recent report issued by Afanti, a smart education platform. The report sampled data from nearly 100 million registered users of its online platform and offline users from nearly 100 physical stores. Though … Continue reading Chinese students spend almost 3 hours on homework daily, 3 times the world average