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The Gansu Provincial Museum’s stuffed flying horse toy (left) based on the famous 2000-year-old bronze Flying Horse of Gansu (right) becomes museum’s most popular souvenir. Source: Weibo

China’s Ancient Flying Horse of Gansu Artifact Becomes Cringeworthy Fad

China loses it on a new national fad. Chinese museum authorities have turned its most recognized cultural artifact into an “ugly” flying horse toy. To begin with let’s look at the word “fad.” It...