Chinese vendors are the place to go if you're looking for counterfeit merchandise. The nation that practically invented the knockoff Coach bag has raised counterfeiting goods to a sublime art form, going so far as to open entirely fake Apple stores so convincing they fool even their own employees. The latest story of a fake product coming out of China, though, has left us too impressed to offer anything but a slow clap as at least one street vendor there has started selling fake walnuts -- walnut shells with the nut taken out and replaced with a less tasty chunk of concrete.
By "freezing" an ant colony with concrete and examining its structure, the scientists in the video above (taken from the documentary Ants! Nature's Secret Power) were able to examine a remarkable structure, complete with fungus gardens, rubbish-pits, and ventilation tunnels. The narrator of the video likens the ant's labors to building the Great Wall of China. (Reddit via Super Punch | Full documentary)