Beating Stress at China's Anger Bar

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A female patron pays the equivalent of $8 for a full minute of punching a male employee at the Anger Bar in Nanjing. Louisa Lim, NPR hide caption

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A female patron pays the equivalent of $8 for a full minute of punching a male employee

A female patron pays the equivalent of $8 for a full minute of punching a male employee at the Anger Bar in Nanjing.

Louisa Lim, NPR

Overworked and stressed out? Female bar patrons in one Chinese city can find some relief by beating up the staff... Patrons of the Anger Bar in Nanjing, China, are encouraged to vent their anger by attacking young male employees who wear protective gear and are trained in self-defense.

However, only women customers are permitted to throw punches. Louisa Lim takes us there on a typical Friday night.

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