Sad Tug-Of-War Mishaps, Severed Hands And You

If tug-of-war ever becomes an Olympic event (oh, and it will), I say just give the gold to the Chinese. I wouldn’t take them on after this: A Chinese man lost his hand recently while, during a game of tug-of-war, his hand refused to drop the rope but the rest of his body went ahead and let go. Yikes.

Thank you, thing

A man named Shi was celebrating the Dragon Boat Festival on a beach in Shenzhen at 4:30 a.m. (?!) when the spirited competition turned grotesque. Evidently a bunch of spectators joined in on both sides and, well, let’s just say the Chinese take their tug-of-war rather seriously. Read more…