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.

Obama aides allegedly left nasty note

President Donald Trump's spokeswoman claimed Tuesday that Barack Obama staffers left behind catty notes in White House offices for the incoming administration, telling them "you will fail."
Source: AFP | 2019/11/20 18:08:41

Polish bears face grizzly wake-up during noisy New Year party

Let sleeping bears lie? Not in Poland this New Year's Eve, where a row is brewing over the decision to relocate an annual televised event with fireworks and partying to ...
Source: AFP | 2019/11/20 18:08:40

Cool rider

A poodle wearing sunglasses and a scarf is ready for a bike ride with its owner in Harbin, Northeast China's Heilongjiang Province where the high temperature on Wednesday was minus ...
Source: IC | 2019/11/20 18:03:42

Take a whiff

Panda poop is on display at the zoo of Wuhan, Central China's Hubei Province, allowing visitors to take a sniff. The zoo staff change the poop every morning and they ...
Source: IC | 2019/11/20 18:03:41

Resident pays overdue property fees in coins weighting 300 kg

A resident in East China paid overdue property management fees with 45,000 coins, which took six people four hours to count.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/20 18:03:41

Sichuan villagers show off their new delicious dish: fried stink bugs

Several women from the village of Leshan, Southwest China's Sichuan Province are adding to the repertoire of exotic eatable insects, which appear to have been previously shunned because they ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/20 18:03:40

HK police play songs to rioters, inspiring a netizens' playlist

Hong Kong police attempted to appeal to the sentimentality of the final rioters, who held up in Hong Kong Polytechnic University, by playing love songs over the PA system, ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/20 17:58:40

Chemistry professors busted for cooking meth in 'Breaking Bad' style

In a case of reality imitating art, two chemistry professors in the US state of Arkansas have been arrested for cooking up methamphetamine in a university lab - in an ...
Source: AFP | 2019/11/19 18:23:40

Ship to shore: Qatar signs up floating hotels for World Cup

Soccer fans prone to seasickness may need to consider alternatives, but supporters with sea legs will be able to stay on one of two giant cruise liners during the 2022 ...
Source: AFP | 2019/11/19 18:18:42

A large transformation

Visitors take photos as a former prison that has been turned in a cultural park in Hefei, East China's Shandong Province. Photo: VCG
Source: VCG | 2019/11/19 18:18:41

Jazzing up the traditional

Traditional Chinese fashion meets jazz dancing during a dance class taught by Liu Sijie, 26, who lives in Qingdao, East China's Shandong Province. Photo: VCG
Source: VCG | 2019/11/19 18:18:41

Netizens find humor in the wind

A gale-force wind that blasted Beijing and other cities in China's north on Sunday and Monday produced some amusing video clips from netizens who took the dangerous weather in their ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/19 18:18:40

Celery facial masks are coming; onions maybe not

A research institute in East China has developed a rejuvenating facial mask made from celery and is developing others in vegetable series of facial masks.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/19 18:13:41

Marathoner defends running while pregnant

A 40-year-old elite runner, who is now eight months pregnant, finished the Shanghai Marathon on Monday, which is her third marathon during her current pregnancy.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/19 18:13:40

Boris goes head-to-head with Buckethead and Binface in UK vote

When Britain goes to the polls on December 12, all eyes will be on Prime Minister Boris Johnson to see if he can secure a parliamentary majority to help push ...
Source: AFP | 2019/11/18 17:43:40

US cows swim miles to safety after storm sweeps them in the sea

Three cows swept into the ocean when Hurricane Dorian struck the US east coast in September were found living on a string of sandy islands miles away from their home, ...
Source: AFP | 2019/11/18 17:43:40

Southern-born pandas love snow

Giant pandas born in Southwest China's Sichuan Province got a chance to romp in another of their natural habitats for the first time following a snowstorm that blanketed their ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/18 17:43:40

Creative recycling after Double 11

Students at a design school in Wuhan, Central China's Hubei Province had a lot of materials to work with after the world's largest online shopping spree. They used the cardboard ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/18 17:38:40