In a pandemic era when COVID-19 death toll has reached 2 million worldwide, everyone has been anxiously waiting for the vaccines reaching those in need and actually turning things around. But if you think twice about it, the whole human history is actually a continuous battle between us and different kinds of pandemics.
It seems that the fraudsters can always find new ways to set a trap for their victims. It is not surprising that in the pandemic era, cheaters get to take advantage of the special physical and mental states of people under quarantine to pave the way for their tricks. The following case shows how COVID-19 could lead to victimization in a scam.
2020 has been an extremely challenging and tumultuous year for the whole world where many people face unimaginable losses, haunting depressive mood and even mental breakdown. As we all reset for a brand-new year ahead, who doesn't want to treat oneself something rewarding? Luckily, here we present these must-have canvas bags which are perfect manifestation of the have-it-all wisdom.
To many, it is romantic to develop a virtual relationship and there are moments when you believe you've found your soulmate who can read your mind. But be cautious: The sweet words might turn into a poisoned sword that will eventually attack you severely.
Ding Zhen (Tamdrin's name in Mandarin) would never have thought that an ordinary experience to buy instant noodles at the entrance of the village would change his life so abruptly and completely. The 10-second video of him captured by a photographer went viral instantly. This 20-year-old youth of the Tibetan ethnic group in Southwest China's Sichuan province has become an Internet sensation, conquering netizens' hearts and popping up on almost every social media platform in China.
Sometimes the lack of communication can be something that fraudsters get their way. The situation is even worsened due to the physical distance amid the pandemic. That's how the following tricks almost succeeded.
It's never too late to live your dream. On the Bilibili website, China's largest video streaming platform which was initially famous for its "bullet screen" (viewers' real-time comments popping up across the screen) and animation themes, an 89-year-old grandma called Jiang Minci surprisingly became an influencer.
Some people say that perfume is the second layer of clothes for a woman, and it's not an exaggeration. But instead of pleasing others, the real function of a perfume is to tell a story of each person, show their own charisma, and distinguish them from others through self-expression. Smells linger much longer than your imagination, and sometimes even years afterwards, when you think of a person, you might still remember the smell he/she leaves, together with the memories. Here are some high-class and one-of-a-kind perfumes that you absolutely need to wear.
On the very frontline of this year's Taobao Maker Festival (TMF), DotDotNews has got the newly-published handbook on six future trends that perfectly showcase how far our young entrepreneurs can reach with their creativity. Some industries that were previously overlooked or unexplored are ushering in a new era.
On Taobao, there have always been a bunch of gourmets who think out of the box and would use their creativity to completely blow your mind. They dare to combine contrasting flavors and present a visual feast for your eyes. In this year’s Taobao Maker Festival (TMF), which food products will stand out and catch your attention instantly? Let’s start the journey with DotDotNews’ reporter on the frontline!
What does it feel like to turn a hobby into a job? Doing what you like while earning a good income is probably the common ideal life for young people born after the 1990s. In Changsha, Hunan Province, Qiu Qiao, a girl born in 1994, is the role model of many people. Her brand "Chunfeng Daxiaoqiao" is a Taobao shop that specializes in creating fashionable Han-styled pet apparel, focusing on putting exquisite Han-style clothes on cats. In less than a year, her shop's monthly turnover exceeded 70,000 RMB.
How does it feel like to live a double-sided life as a rigorous code-writing programmer by day and an active fun-loving dancer at bars by night? The store owner of "Han-style clothing woven by Qiao", Wang Mengqiao, 27, was born into a family of tailors and her limited edition for this year's Taobao Maker Festival (TMF) is a must-have for people in first-tier cities.
Have you heard of these seemingly “crazy” and unimaginable ideas? Han-style clothes that you can wear to dance at bars, flying machines that resemble Iron Man, insect lollipops, milk tea specially made for cats, etc. The booming online market for all these creative ideas is a way for the younger generation to make a difference with their minds.