Winning shot

French photographer Roumain Doucelain, 20, scores with this shot of a mouse heading a soccer ball taken in the Rhône-Alpes region on Wednesday. The ball was baited with cheese inside. Photo :IC

Woman comes clean for stealing soap 18 years later

A Henan Province woman who for years felt remorse for stealing a bar of soap when she was 12 tried to make up for the crime 100-fold.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/13 19:03:40

Comb alleviates brush with allergy

A quick-thinking train employee in Jiangsu Province helped a passenger escape a brush with danger on Friday by using her comb as a tongue suppressor.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/13 19:03:39

Valentines get quickie marriage licenses at Las Vegas airport

The Las Vegas airport has given new meaning to rushing to make a connection, offering quickie wedding licenses for lovebirds desperate to get hitched on Valentine's Day.
Source: AFP | 2018/2/13 18:58:41

Couple of jokers

Two men dressed as federahanne, a folk jester figure, pose during the Narrensprung (“jester jump”) parade in Rottweil, Germany on Monday. The Rottweil Narrensprung is the highlight of the Swabian-Alemannic ...
Source: IC | 2018/2/13 18:58:40

Wheels of fire

Chinese folk artists perform shehuo, or “community fire,” a performance art dating back to ancient earth worship rituals for good harvests and fortune, in Shijiazhuang, North China's Hebei Province on ...
Source: IC | 2018/2/13 18:58:39

Cured French nun named as 70th miracle in Lourdes

The case of a French nun who recovered from a decades-old back problem that prevented her from walking normally has been recognized as the 70th miracle at the fabled French ...
Source: AFP | 2018/2/12 19:23:40

Pair robs vehicle near police cruiser, caught

Two men are behind bars after they robbed a vehicle as a patrol car passed and led police on a wild chase that saw one of the oblivious criminals flee ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/12 19:23:39

Trump and Kim fakes thank Olympics for kind welcome

Lookalikes of Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un who caused a stir at Friday's Pyeongchang Olympics opening ceremony have thanked organizers for their tender loving care.
Source: AFP | 2018/2/12 19:18:40

Spiral street

This spiraling access ramp in Southwest China's Chongqing makes four full turns – or 1,440 degrees – for one loopy ride. The road brings cars to an apartment complex located ...
Source: IC | 2018/2/12 19:18:40

Norwegian skier wins 'Mustache Games' for magnificent facial hair

Robert Johansson soared through sub-zero winds to win ski-jumping bronze at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics but most of the talk afterwards focused on his magnificent ginger mustache.
Source: AFP | 2018/2/12 19:18:40

Man uses sack of coins to top up subway card

A commuter in Wuhan, Hubei Province was counting on finding a kind employee to accept his 1,000 jiao coins (equivalent of 100 yuan or $15) to top up his subway ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/12 19:18:40

Dragon down under

A group of folk dancers perform with Sun Loong, the longest dragon costume of its kind outside China, during a parade to celebrate Chinese Lunar New Year held by Melbourne ...
Source: IC | 2018/2/12 19:18:39

Twitter users mix up Olympic city

South Koreans angry at North Korea's perceived "hijacking" of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics have sarcastically dubbed it the "Pyongyang Games," but it seems many really are struggling to differentiate between ...
Source: AFP | 2018/2/11 19:58:40

How do you like your eggs, Norway? By the thousand

After taking receipt of 15,000 eggs instead of the 1,500 they wanted, Norway's team at this month's Pyeongchang Winter Olympics may have a pretty limited menu.
Source: Reuters | 2018/2/11 19:58:40

Burglar scales building to break into 33rd story apartment

Police in Foshan, Guangdong Province said a man went to great lengths to break into a high-rise apartment.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/11 19:58:39

City feeding wild swans a recipe for disaster: experts

Forestry police in a Northwest China city are feeding a flock of migratory swans that visit the city annually dozens of kilograms of flatbread a day.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/11 19:53:40

Man detained for stepping on Chinese flag

A Guangdong Province man was detained after he was caught on video stepping all over a Chinese flag while conducting a traditional ceremony, thepaper.cn reported.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/11 19:53:40

Underdressed for success

The Cupid's Undie Run, a charity event to benefit the Children's Tumor Foundation (CTF), is held in New York City on Saturday. CTF is fighting neurofibromatosis, a disorder that causes ...
Source: IC | 2018/2/11 19:53:39