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Meet newborn spotted seal cub in east China


Four spotted seal cubs were born at Baxianguohai scenic area in Penglai City, east China's Shandong Province this months.

When word of mouth is as good as a Michelin star

Waiters at a cheap and cheerful restaurant in central France have been worked off their feet since the eatery earned a coveted Michelin star... by mistake, Le Parisien reported Friday.
Source: AFP | 2017/2/20 18:53:39

Thimble dropped from Monopoly board game

New versions of Monopoly will no longer give players the option of using a tiny silver-colored thimble as their pawn on the board, after fans voted to drop the piece ...
Source: Reuters | 2017/2/20 18:53:39

Man forgets wallet at police station, ends up with cop’s mobile phone

What started as a trip to pay off traffic tickets turned into a comedy of errors for one absent-minded man who visited a police station in Shijiazhuang, Hebei Province.
Source: Global Times | 2017/2/20 18:48:40

Man asks cops for lost drugs back

A suspected drug dealer who lost a bag full of heroin and bundles of cash was arrested in Nanjing, Jiangsu Province after he asked police about his missing bag.
Source: Global Times | 2017/2/20 18:48:40

China’s movie theaters are watching you

Moviegoers in China apparently aren't the only ones doing the watching in theaters.
Source: Global Times | 2017/2/20 18:48:39

Got their goats

11-year-old Hamd Sena Bilgin, who lives outside the city of Rize, Turkey and her Dog, Tomi, rescue a mother goat and her newborn kid on a cold snowy day in ...
Source: IC | 2017/2/20 18:48:39

Crowning achievement

Miss Germany 2017 Soraya Kohlmann is crowned by Miss Germany 2016 Lena Broeder during the Miss Germany 2017 beauty pageant at the Europa-Park in Rust, Germany, on Saturday. Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2017/2/20 18:43:39

TV pundit hits right note after anthem mix-up

A Russian TV commentator rushed to the rescue to sing the right national anthem when organizers played the wrong tune during a medals ceremony at the world biathlon championships on ...
Source: AFP | 2017/2/19 19:03:40

Olympics: French collective to sue Paris bid over ‘Trump language’

A collective of associations aimed at preserving the French language will legally challenge the Paris 2024 Olympic bid slogan for using "the language of Donald Trump", their lawyer said on ...
Source: AFP | 2017/2/19 19:03:39

Man returns 9,300 yuan after couple leaves it in ATM

A good Samaritan in Chongqing alerted police after he found a total 9,300 yuan ($1,354) left in an ATM at his local bank.
Source: Global Times | 2017/2/19 19:03:39

‘Good grade’ deposits a bad idea

A middle school teacher in Chengdu, Sichuan Province is being investigated by local education authorities for collecting cash deposits from students that she planned to dock if they got bad ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/2/19 18:58:39

Cheeky charity

A New Yorker takes his pants off for charity at the annual Cupid’s Undie Run in New York City, the US, on Saturday, a charity event held to benefit the ...
Source: IC | 2017/2/19 18:58:39

300-year-old Qing Dynasty document kept safe on farm

Some things you’d expect to find on a farm. A 17th century document in a near-dead language is not one of them.
Source: Global Times | 2017/2/19 18:58:39

Eye for talent

Fan Jing, of Jingning county, Northwest China’s Gansu Province, lifts barrels from hooks on his face at a local event on Saturday night. Photo: CFP
Source: CFP | 2017/2/19 18:53:39

Meet newborn spotted seal cub in east China

Four spotted seal cubs were born at Baxianguohai scenic area in Penglai City, east China's Shandong Province this months.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/19 14:05:56

Washington D.C. bids farewell to Giant Panda Bao Bao

Giant Panda Bao Bao plays at the Smithsonian's National Zoo in Washington D.C., the Unite States, on Feb. 16, 2017. National Zoo holds a series of online and on-site events ...
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/18 8:20:20

Olympic panda Cobi dies at age 25

Cobi, a giant panda named after the mascot of the 1992 Barcelona Olympic Games, died this month at the age of 25 at a zoo in Chengdu, capital of southwest ...
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/17 7:39:13

lndia sets anthem-singing record amid nationalist tide

Half a million Indians have set a new world record by performing a mass rendition of their national anthem, as patriotic sentiment rises under a nationalist government.
Source: AFP | 2017/2/16 19:38:40