In 2009, Alibaba introduced a Singles’ Day sale on Tmall, one of its e-commerce sites. The following year, disenchanted young men coined the slang term as potential customers, having noticed that they spent much of their income online—playing games, watching videos, or shopping—and constituted a huge demographic in China.
“What they lack in spending power compared with Western teens or rich Chinese, make up for in sheer numbers,” Gu wrote.
Ancient Homo-sapien-sapiens (Modern Man), first began to leave Africa at about 60,000 B. And then making their way to South America - the remains called "Luzia" in Brazil. Included with this group, were straight haired Blacks "without" Mongol features - now called "Dravidians" who stayed close to Africa, and settled in India and other areas of southern Asia (see below).
The "First" (OOA) migration, saw Blacks with straight hair, taking a route along the coast of Asia, and then "Island hopping" across the Indian Ocean to Australia - the Australian Aborigine (see below).
Continuing on with Zhoukoudian cave China, where "Peking man" was found: Peking man was found at the "Lower Level", there was also an "Upper Level", The Upper Cave Situated several layers above Peking man, on the upper part of Dragon Bone Hill.
This cave was discovered in 1930 and excavated from 1933–34 during which time the roof and north facing opening were removed.
Over time, Singles’ Day became more popular and spread beyond Nanjing.
By the aughts, people around China were throwing Singles’ Day parties—one part pity party, one part mixer, one part celebration of independence.
Africa and China have had contact for more than a thousand years. During the Tang Dynasty, Arab traders brought African slaves from east Africa to China.It’s called Singles’ Day, and, according to its own lore, it began in 1993, when a bunch of uncoupled students at Nanjing University, in China, decided to throw themselves a party to celebrate their bachelorhood.They called it Bachelors’ Day at first, and chose the date on the calendar most imbued with singleness—November 11th, or 11/11.Some racial groups are more likely to intermarry than others.Of the 3.6 million adults who got married in 2013, 58% of American Indians, 28% of Asians, 19% of blacks and 7% of whites have a spouse whose race was different from their own.In 2013, a record-high 12% of newlyweds married someone of a different race, according to a Pew Research Center analysis of census data.(This share does not take into account the “interethnic” marriages between Hispanics and non-Hispanics, which we covered in an earlier report on intermarriage.) Looking beyond newlyweds, 6.3% of all marriages were between spouses of different races in 2013, up from less than 1% in 1970.In 1934 German Jewish anthropologist Franz Weidenreich became honorary director of the Laboratory and excavations continued, uncovering a further three skullcaps in 1936.Altogether excavations uncovered 200 human fossils from more than 40 individuals including 5 nearly complete skullcaps, before they were brought to a halt in 1937 by the Japanese invasion of China.These perceptions ranged from strong and mysterious to frightening.The Kunlun in the Tang Dynasty era were portrayed in numerous stories of the period as heroic, resourceful, and—ironically—culturally Chinese.