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Trophy haul
Source: CFP Published: April 17, 2014 22:38
A police officer inspects counterfeit FIFA World Cup trophies in Yiwu, Zhejiang Province on Wednesday. Some 1,020 trophies, bound for Libya, were confiscated at the customs.
Stoner snack
Source: CFP Published: April 17, 2014 22:33
Pictured is a shaobing, a snack cake, placed among stones covering a hill in Zaozhuang, Shandong Province. Locals refer to the similarly-shaped rocks as shaobing stones.
Workers dig up 6,000-year-old petrified ebony in ancient riverbed
Source: Global Times Published: April 17, 2014 22:28
Large trunks of petrified ebony wood dating back as far as 6,000 years were uncovered from an ancient riverbed in Wuning county, Jiangxi Province.
Workers dig up 6,000-year-old petrified ebony in ancient riverbed
Source: Global Times Published: April 17, 2014 22:28
Large trunks of petrified ebony wood dating back as far as 6,000 years were uncovered from an ancient riverbed in Wuning county, Jiangxi Province.
Source: Reuters Published: April 17, 2014 22:28
Portland, Oregon is flushing 143 million liters of drinking water down the drain because a 19-year-old man urinated in an open reservoir early Wednesday morning, city water officials said.
Source: UPI Published: April 17, 2014 22:23
Some social media users are saying that a YouTube video showing a young man appearing to be kicked in the head by a train conductor while taking a selfie is a hoax.
Source: Global Times Published: April 17, 2014 22:23
A suspected bigamist who was married to two brides during an unofficial ceremony in Zhejiang Province explained he was only fulfilling his sick mother’s wishes.
Student answers exam with hand-drawn QR code
Source: Globaltimes.cn Published: April 17, 2014 21:03
Pictured is a QR code drawn by a student on an English language exam, posted online by Sina Weibo user MairaCOMEON April 12.
Chinese customs seize counterfeit World Cup trophies bound for Libya
Source: Globaltimes.cn Published: April 17, 2014 20:07
Customs officials in Yiwu, Zhejiang Province seized a large shipment of FIFA World Cup replica trophies on suspicion of violating relevant intellectual property laws.
Man saws down horn growing from neck
Source: Agencies Published: April 17, 2014 18:34
An man who has lived with a thick horn growing from his neck for over 30 years said his greatest wish is to know what caused it, the Chutian Metropolis Daily reported.
Canine castaway
Source: CFP Published: April 16, 2014 22:58
Park employees in a paddleboat attempt to rescue a dog stranded on a small island in Pingliang, Gansu Province on Wednesday. The dog swam to the island after someone threw it into the lake on Monday.
Groggy crocs
Source: CFP Published: April 16, 2014 22:58
Employees at Zhongshan Park in Wuhan, Hubei Province moves crocodiles from a heated room to an outdoor area on Tuesday. The Nile crocodiles were indoors since October.
Source: Global Times Published: April 16, 2014 22:53
An elaborate phone scam in Zhejiang Province ended with its victim convinced the cops were chasing him long after he was swindled out of 1.8 million yuan ($289,300).
Source: Global Times Published: April 16, 2014 22:53
A man who supposedly married two women during a banquet ceremony in Zhejiang Province may still be breaking the law despite not having changed his marital status, lawyers said.
Source: UPI Published: April 16, 2014 22:53
In order to help clean up public defecation, UNICEF India introduced a new mascot in the hope of persuading people not to go in public.
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