The most populous country in the world with the second largest economy continues to grow and develop in the XXI century, and the Chinese technology has penetrated into all areas of the global economy and production. On the other hand, this unique country with a far-away culture, where there is an atmosphere of calm and the quiet life. It is believed this is the only civilization where the physical type of the population has not changed for 5000 years.
This release contains interesting pictures of everyday life of modern China XXI century .
Peking Opera actress backstage before the show begins in Shanghai, China, June 8, 2013. (Photo by AP Photo | Eugene Hoshiko):
Chinese inventor Tao and his home-made humanoid robot with a remote control, Beijing, August 8, 2013. Tao finished his creation in less than a year and spent about 49,040 dollars. The robot, 2.1 meters high and weighing 480 kg, was too high and hard to get out of the door of the house, even the inventor. But it can perform simple movements with hands and feet, as well as to mimic the human voice. (Photo by Reuters | Kim Kyung-Hoon):
A herd of horses in the region in the north China’s Inner Mongolia, July 13, 2013. (Photo by Reuters | Jacky Chen):
October 1, 1997 a Museum of Terracotta Warriors and Horses of Qin Shi Huangdi. Outdoor museum complex was the largest historical museum in the world.
Qin Shi Huang – one of the most brutal rulers of China. Even in his lifetime he gave the order to start the construction of the tomb. The emperor ordered to bury with him about 4,000 soldiers, but then changed his decision and thus appeared terracotta army, called to guard him in the afterlife. This army, whose age is 2,200 years old, has 8,000 soldiers, 300 horses and 200 chariots.
In 1974, local farmers digging a well, made the discovery century was accidentally found the legendary terracotta army of China’s first emperor Qin Shi Huang: 7000 warriors made of baked clay, guarding the peace of their monarch. Scientists describe the discovery eighth wonder of the world. (Photo by AP Photo | Andy Wong):
Tower “Oriental Pearl” is considered one of the most famous amenities of modern Shanghai. It is the highest TV tower in Asia (altitude 468 meters) tenth highest in the world. September 2, 2013. (Photo by Reuters | Aly Song):
18-meter “rubber duck” was made by Dutch artist Florentin Hoffman travels the country and the world since 2007 as a message of peace and solidarity. September 6, 2013 she was in Beijing. (Photo by Feng Li | Getty Images):
July 22, 2013 in the Chinese province of Gansu, in the central part of the country there was an earthquake of magnitude 6.6. (Photo by Reuters | Stringer):
The consequences of yet another earthquake in Chamdo Prefecture, Tibet Autonomous Region, Aug. 13, 2013. Were damaged 45,000 houses and several roads and bridges. Military apart the rubble. (Photo by Reuters | China Daily):
Lightning over the horizon in the financial district of Shanghai, August 4, 2013. Shanghai – the first most populous city in the world (23.8 million in 2012). (Photo by Reuters | Aly Song):
Art installation beaver, made of plastic and about 300,000 needles. (Photo by Reuters | Stringer):
Another example of respect for property rights. There had to build a new business center, but the hostess refused to move, citing a lack of compensation. So she has lived here for a year without light and heat. In Russia would have solved the problem of the construction of the business center for day: drove a bulldozer and leveled the house to the ground. (Photo by Reuters | Stringer):
“Bytovuha” in Chinese. The man left for a day mother kept hostage and threatened to stab himself. Right – the policeman in plain clothes. After a while the offender was arrested. The motives of his action are unclear, August 26, 2013. (Photo by Reuters | Stringer):
Aquarium in Shanghai, China, July 19, 2013. (Photo by AP Photo | Eugene Hoshiko):
Copies of the Chinese in the blood. The Eiffel tower adorned with a local ghost town. City Building Tyanduchen began in 2007. Then was constructed replica of the Eiffel Tower 108 meters tall Settlement able to accommodate 10,000 inhabitants. It was founded in order to attract wealthy Chinese citizens, for whom French wine, handbags and vacations were an expression of a certain status. In the meantime, a new city is not so good at it and joins the ranks of the so-called ghost towns in China. (Photo by Reuters | Aly Song):
A look at the ghost town Tyanduchen and a copy of the Eiffel Tower in Zhejiang Province on the other hand, August 1, 2013. (Photo by Reuters | Aly Song):
On the road in Fuzhou in Fujian Province overturned truck carrying pigs, August 5, 2013. The pig being dragged back, so it does not run away. (Photo by Reuters | Stringer):
Start with a rocket launch site Jiuquan spaceport in Gansu Province, June 11, 2013. The Long March-2F – booster of China, developed for the implementation of the manned spacecraft Shenzhou launches. (Photo by Reuters | Stringer):
A crane lifts up the item from the Shanghai Tower – ultra-high building under construction in the Pudong district of Shanghai city in China. It is expected that completion of construction in 2014, it will be the tallest building in Shanghai, the first adjustment in China and the world’s third largest free-standing structure. (Photo by Reuters | Carlos Barria):
Motley race participants at the exhibition of garden art in Beijing, August 10, 2013. (Photo by Lintao Zhang | Getty Images):
Environmental problems. Dead fish on the Fuhe River in Hubei Province, Sept. 3, 2013. (Photo by Reuters | China Daily):
Lifeguard helicopter throws a box of drinking water. Flooded area in Shantou, Guangdong Province were affected by flooding, August 21, 2013. (Photo by Reuters | China Daily):
An employee of KFC, earns good money – about $ 2.28 per hour. KFC – American chain of cafes catering, specializing in chicken dishes. It was founded in 1952. Today, the network is represented by KFC in 110 countries around the world – is more than 16,000 points in which daily serves about 12 million customers. (Photo by Reuters | Carlos Barria):
Detached villa in a mountain cliff on the roof of a 26-storey residential building in Beijing, August 13, 2013. (Photo by Reuters | Jason Lee):
A piece of clear sky on a cloudy day. This poster specifically set in Hong Kong, so that tourists could be photographed here on a rainy day, August 30, 2013. (Photo by Philippe Lopez | AFP | Getty Images):
In the north-western part of Hunan Province in China is an interesting place – Zhangjiajie National Park, established in 1982. 480,000 sq.m. subtropical forests, where you can see different species of birds of plants and animals, virtually all of which is listed in the Red Book. The mountains are also a picturesque sight: the huge stone pillars above the rainforest, waterfalls, giant system of caves and rivers suitable for rafting. (Photo by Lintao Zhang | Getty Images):