Discovered ancient Buddha statues may have been hidden to avoid persecution

Archaeologists in Northwest China have unearthed dozens of statues they believe were hidden during a suppression of Buddhism nearly 1,500 years ago, local officials announced on Monday.

Fake restaurant becomes London's top-rated eatery

A non-existent restaurant supposedly based in a garden shed briefly became London's top eating place on travel and restaurant website TripAdvisor, who on Thursday hit back at the hoaxers.
Source: AFP | 2017/12/10 18:38:39

A boaring day at school in Japan

Two wild boars caused pandemonium at a Japanese school by charging into classes and even taking a dip in the school pool, forcing pupils to interrupt their exams.
Source: AFP | 2017/12/10 18:33:40

Doggie dash

A young woman races her dog in pet sports competition held in Kunming, Southwest China's Yunnan Province on Saturday.
Source: VCG | 2017/12/10 18:33:39

Deserves a big hand

Italian inventor Federico Ciccarese demonstrates his double bionic hand made by company YouBionic in Vigevano, Italy. The 3D-printed device enables users to achieve a super-human dual grip
Source: IC | 2017/12/10 18:33:39

Hot shots

Two photographers risk their lives to get the perfect shot of lava spewing close to Mount Kilauea, Hawaii on September 23, 2017.
Source: IC | 2017/12/7 19:43:40

Virtual fur flies as 'CryptoKitties' collar blockchain

Never mind Bitcoin mania: The real online craze to get with is to breed virtual cats.
Source: AFP | 2017/12/7 19:43:40

Very Important Pig

A crowd visits “strong-willed pig” that famously survived the 8.0-magnitude Wenchuan Earthquake in 2008 at his home in the Jianchuan Museum in Chengdu on Tuesday.
Source: IC | 2017/12/7 19:43:40

Any bids for a shot of Tupac's penis?

Looking for a special holiday gift for a fan of rap legend Tupac Shakur? Now available to the highest bidder - a picture of his penis.
Source: AFP | 2017/12/7 19:38:40

Chinese students seek stand-in parents to rent

Recently students in China have been putting the rent in parent.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/7 19:38:40

Hundreds of pigs fly to China

A shipment of 658 pigs from France that arrived in China on Wednesday will soon be put to work - making sweet amour.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/7 19:38:39

Tea'd-off: Experts rail against Chinese herbal tea brand's claims of life-extending effects

A popular Chinese herbal tea brand touting a State-funded report they say claims that drinking their product could extend one's life by 10 percent has been criticized by medical experts ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/7 19:33:39

Cocked for controversy

Two roosters square off in Kashmir on Tuesday. Despite animal protection laws, the tradition of cockfighting is still observed ahead of the upcoming Sankranti Festival
Source: IC | 2017/12/6 19:53:40

First US baby born to mother with transplanted uterus

For the first time in the US, a baby has been born to a mother who received a uterus transplant, doctors announced Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/6 19:53:39

Super-bowl champ

Artists pose with their sculpture “No.1 Bowl” in Changsha, Hunan Province on Tuesday. It took eight artists more than half a year and nine attempts to create, said Huang Yinchun ...
Source: VCG | 2017/12/6 19:53:39

Nigerian state sees country's first 'happiness minister'

It has been ranked among the happiest places in the world despite widespread unrest, political crisis and recession. Now one Nigerian state has a minister in charge of contentment.
Source: AFP | 2017/12/6 19:48:40

Son investigated for murder after clues revealed at father's funeral

Police are investigating the death of a Shaanxi Province father after villagers attending a funeral said they noticed injuries that pointed to his physically-abusive son.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/6 19:48:40

Drug dealer calls cops after getting bogus bills

A near-sighted drug pusher who realized too late he had been scammed with bogus currency while making a deal reported it to police.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/6 19:48:39

Teens expelled for hugging, kissing

Two East China teens that were kicked out of school for "hugging and kissing" on campus may now be allowed to return after family members challenged the decision.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/6 19:48:39