Sunday Levity: Vertical parity, The quest for

How China put a humble piece of furniture to creative, military use.

Tall Indian policemen look taller still in their ceremonial uniforms. So what’s the People’s Liberation Army to do to maintain parity? Use a stool, of course (an perhaps ensure full-length photographs are prohibited). (Via Coming Anarchy quoting a Calcutta Telegraph report of the opening of the border crossing at Nathu La)