This fearsome dagger was a choice weapon of the Indian Rajput Warrior and other ancient warriors in Southern Asia. The blade is typically 1 foot in length and is used in a punching motion to attack. These daggers could easily pierce armor and chainmail, which made them lethal at close ranges. The Jamadhar Katar (scissors katar) is a variant of the dagger that splits into three blades to catch an enemy’s weapon.
The Zhua is a strange claw-shaped weapon used by the Ancient Chinese that was attached to a long pole or rope. The weapon seems strange, but it was very useful for removing enemy shields and could cause devastating damage to an opponent’s head.
These famous #missingperson cases didn’t end as happily as the #clevelandkidnappings survival.
While it isn’t too shocking that gambling has been banned in China, it is shocking that one of the casualties of that ban was the traditional Chinese game of Mahjong since people often gambled on the outcome. The game was banned from 1949 to 1985! Now it is very popular in China again, of course without the gambling aspect.
When an event called the Jasmine Revolution in Tunisia sparked protests in China, the Chinese government enacted a ban on the innocent looking flower. In addition to banning florist from selling it, the word was blocked in texts and a video of the Chinese President singing a song about Jasmine was deleted from the Internet.