Young crocodile, 2 pythons stolen from Australian zoo

A crocodile and two pythons have been stolen from a reptile zoo in Australia's capital city.

Man held for 82 days for bringing honey into US

A Jamaican national was detained for nearly three months in the US after bringing in bottles of honey from the Caribbean island that customs agents mistakenly believed to be liquid ...
Source: AFP | 2019/8/25 17:13:40

US 'Marquis' snares air guitar battle

Twenty hopefuls from around the world donned glitter, make-up and outrageous costumes to face off in an epic, virtuoso guitar battle onstage on Friday - but without an instrument in ...
Source: AFP | 2019/8/25 17:13:40

Bargain Apple watch buy finally turns out rotten to the core

A man who thought he was getting a bargain second-hand Apple watch from an online vendor harvested nothing more than some apples and an old Mickey Mouse watch.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/25 17:13:39

Arm-wrestle mania ends in bone-crushing disaster at student's local hospital

An arm-wrestling match ended in disaster for one of the contenders when he fractured his arm in two places.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/25 17:08:40

Duped Romeo wrecks more than his love life after smashing spree

A would-be Romeo was arrested for a wrecking spree in which he damaged more than 20 cars when his romantic dreams came crashing down to Earth. His life of ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/25 17:08:40

Top-spot hot pot

Chefs in Baotou, North China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region stir ingredients, including 940 kilograms of mutton in what is being described as China's largest hot pot on Friday. Photo: VCG
Source: VCG | 2019/8/25 17:08:39

Sweet beaks

Cakes baked in the shape of chickens are displayed at the 7th International Tea Expo of Western China in Xi'an, capital of Northwest China's Shaanxi Province on Saturday. Other animal-themed ...
Source: IC | 2019/8/25 17:03:39

Albania bulldozes cafe after owner attacks Spanish tourists

Albanian officials on Wednesday razed a beach front restaurant whose owner was captured on camera attacking a car rented by Spanish tourists, as the country scrambles to clean up its ...
Source: AFP | 2019/8/22 17:23:42

Siberian postal worker's monster truck gives lifeline to tiny village

Only five other people live in Galina Yermolova's tiny Siberian village Pikhtovoye, isolated from the world by the dense taiga - swampy coniferous forest - and a swamp.
Source: AFP | 2019/8/22 17:23:41

Grandpa tries harrowing fire escape

A grandfather in Changsha, Central China's Hunan Province, carried his grandson along a narrow ledge outside his 8th floor in a heart-stopping attempt to escape a furious fire in his ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/22 17:13:40

Made for pooch

A luxury dog bed complete with sheets and pillows is on display at the 22nd Asia Pet Fair in East China's Shanghai Municipality on Wednesday. The fair runs until Sunday ...
Source: IC | 2019/8/22 17:08:41

Recycled for fun

A 30-year-old father in Zhengzhou, Central China's Henan Province uses cardboard to make toy cars building blocks for his four-year-old daughter. Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2019/8/22 17:08:40

School requires student to prove her hair is naturally curly

A student at a professional training school in South China was required to prove that her hair is naturally curly after the school banned students from dyeing and perming their ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/22 17:03:49

Man's decade-long mystery of pain in the butt finally solved

A 55-year-old man who had a prickly sensation in his posterior for more than 10 years finally discovered the cause was eight embroidery needles embedded in his rump.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/22 17:03:40

Dutch plan big Brexit beach party

Thousands of people have signed up on Facebook to a Dutch beach party for Brexit, featuring food from across the European Union to mark Britain's departure.
Source: AFP | 2019/8/21 17:43:43

Singapore to trial driverless buses; commuters can book with an app

Singapore will next week begin a public trial of driverless buses that can be booked with an app, part of ambitions to roll out autonomous vehicles across the city-state.
Source: AFP | 2019/8/21 17:43:43

Socially responsible VR

Two children play a virtual reality game about recycling trash at a science exhibition hall in Hangzhou, East China's Zhejiang Province on Tuesday. The hall invited 32 children from rural ...
Source: VCG | 2019/8/21 17:43:42

Indoor winter

Visitors wearing winter coats take photos at an exhibition hall with real snow in Xi'an, Northwest China's Shaanxi Province. Temperatures in the city were near 30 C on Wednesday. Photo: ...
Source: IC | 2019/8/21 17:43:40