Jack Ma loses 11/11 lipstick selling challenge

He may be the co-founder of Alibaba Group, but Jack Ma clearly doesn't know jack about lipstick. That's what Singles' Day shoppers learned when the business magnate turned philanthropist took on fashionista and beauty blogger Li Jiaqi in a livestreamed lipstick sell-off.

Pigs on the run

Pigs run an obstacle course at a resort in Zhangjiakou, Hebei Province on September 7.
Source: VCG | 2018/11/21 20:28:40

Referee suspended as 'rock, paper, scissors' replaces coin toss

A football referee in England has been suspended for three weeks after it emerged he had abandoned the standard pre-match coin toss ahead of a Women's Super League match in ...
Source: AFP | 2018/11/21 20:18:40

Seeing double: Twins score for opposing teams in soccer match

Italy's second division was seeing double on Sunday after twin brothers scored for opposing teams in a mid-table Serie B clash between Benevento and Spezia.
Source: AFP | 2018/11/21 19:53:41

Father sets son's bed on fire to wake him for work, burns building

A father in Shanghai faces arson charges after he doused his sleeping son's bed sheets with diesel fuel and lit them on fire in an attempt to get him out ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/21 19:48:40

'Alien skull' found in North China, UFO scholar claims

An amateur UFO scholar in China is convinced he is in possession of an alien skull.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/21 19:43:40

Dad celebrates son failing exam with fireworks display

A proud dad in East China celebrated his son getting 7 percent on an exam with a huge fireworks display as a way to encourage him to do better in ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/21 18:43:42

Maggots, licorice and cobra hearts at Sweden's 'Disgusting Food Museum'

Cheese teeming with squirming maggots, sheep's eye juice and mouse wine: the "Disgusting Food Museum" explores why a dish seems delicious to some, but for others is stomach-churning.
Source: AFP | 2018/11/20 19:03:41

Cats' grooming secret revealed

US researchers, armed with high-speed cameras, have revealed the secret to cat grooming. It's all in the tongue. Just not the way they thought.
Source: AFP | 2018/11/20 19:03:40

Bank requires employees to apply to get pregnant or face punishment

A bank in North China reportedly told its female employees to submit applications before they get pregnant or face a choice between "punishment and abortion," Workers' Daily reported Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/20 19:03:40

Annoyed boy dubbed 'Taobao's unhappiest model' on social media

A Chinese boy has been dubbed "Taobao's unhappiest model" after the internet rejoiced in a series of photos showing him modeling cuddly animal hats for his mom's store with a ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/20 18:58:41

In-flight meals

Waiters dressed as flight crew serve tables in an airline-themed restaurant at a shopping mall in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province on Monday. The restaurant is separated into First Class, Business Class ...
Source: VCG | 2018/11/20 18:53:40

11-year-old Chinese girl stands 2.1 meters tall and growing

An 11-year-old girl in East China who measures a whopping 2.1 meters tall has also recently rose to fame on social media.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/20 18:53:39

Roots clog woman's toilet

A woman in Shanghai surprisingly found her malfunctioning toilet was clogged with tree roots.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/20 17:53:39

US paves way to get 'lab meat' on dinner plates

US authorities on Friday agreed on how to regulate food products cultured from animal cells - paving the way to get so-called "lab meat" on American plates.
Source: AFP | 2018/11/19 18:33:40

Rare tiger rescued from under shop

A rare Sumatran tiger that was trapped beneath the floor of a shop for three days has been rescued, an Indonesian official said Saturday.
Source: AFP | 2018/11/19 18:33:39

77-year-old yoga instructor teaches free classes every week

A 77-year-old woman in Northwest China is a yoga instructor who teaches six different classes free of charge.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/19 18:28:41

Teen Double Dutch champ breaks own Guinness World Record in Shanghai

A 13-year-old Double Dutch champion from Shanghai has broken his own world record at an international competition.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/19 18:28:41

Man accuses doctor of sticking him with outrageous bill during circumcision

A man in Northwest China's Gansu Province is accusing his doctor of upselling him midway through his circumcision surgery.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/19 18:28:40