Rising power China has over 1.3 billion people. Every day the traffic in capital city of Beijing increases by roughly 1,500 cars. Experts expect China to build between 20,000 and 50,000 30-plus-story skyscrapers over the next two decades. The United States government currently owes the Chinese almost $800 billion. Yet, judging from this picture, China may still only have one swimming pool.

If you think that's wild, check out the groper's paradise they have going on in Japan after the jump.