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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 Sunday. Photo: IC

Woman orders huge order of hot tea for blizzard-braving delivery drivers

A woman's random act of kindness toward food delivery drivers working as snow fell in Northwest China has warmed hearts on social media.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/30 18:38:40

Walk like a penguin to avoid falling on ice, say Shanghai doctors

After a rare snowstorm in Shanghai on Thursday, a local hospital's video that teaches people to walk like penguins to avoid falling in icy conditions has gone viral, Pear Video ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/30 18:38:40

Farmer names his wolf 'Trump'

When Hysni Rexha from Kosovo finally made his dream happen and took four wolves from the wild to feed and raise them he had no doubts over how to name ...
Source: Reuters | 2018/1/30 18:38:40

Warm embraces

Monkeys huddle together in the winter sun to keep warm at China's Hangzhou Zoo on Wednesday. Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2018/1/30 18:38:39

Chat bot

Sophia, a social humanoid robot developed by the Hong Kong-based company Hanson Robotics, converses with Democratic Party lawmaker Park Young-sun at the 'Fourth Industrial Revolution, Ask Sofia' Conference at the ...
Source: IC | 2018/1/30 18:38:39

Teacher riles parents for asking about their degrees

Parents are upset after a teacher at a Central China kindergarten asked them to reveal their degree of education in a school chat group.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/29 19:33:40

New Orleans pulls 46 tons of beads from drains

The colorful beaded necklaces that are a signature of New Orleans' annual Mardi Gras celebration have left the city known as "The Big Easy" with a big mess.
Source: Reuters | 2018/1/29 19:33:40

Dhaka's 'Anger Management Park'

Bangladesh started work Sunday on an "anger management park" in the capital Dhaka which the mayor said would help the 15 million inhabitants cope with rising daily stress.
Source: AFP | 2018/1/29 19:28:41

Livestreamer pulls 'kung fu moves' in Shanghai subway station, detained

A livestreamer was detained after he launched into a cringeworthy kung fu routine and yelling for viewers on a Shanghai subway platform.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/29 19:28:41

Prosperous prayer

Hindus participate in a ceremony to observe the Madhav Narayan Festival and Swasthani Brata Katha at the Changu Narayan Temple in Bhaktapuri, Nepal on Sunday. During the month-long ritual, Nepalese ...
Source: IC | 2018/1/29 19:28:40

French shoppers go nuts for Nutella discount

A French supermarket chain's decision to slash the price of Nutella by 70 percent has sparked frenzy, with shoppers across the country jostling to squirrel away as many jars of ...
Source: AFP | 2018/1/29 19:28:40

Family swim

A mother black swan and her cygnets swim in Beijing's Old Summer Palace Park on Sunday. Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2018/1/29 19:28:39

Man detained for mocking cops

A Hunan Province man is being detained for posting a video Friday in which he mocks traffic police as they push their car down the street.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/28 18:58:40

Biggie smalls

Sultan Kosen, 34 from Turkey, who holds the Guinness World Record for tallest man at 2.465 meters, stands next to Jyoti Amge, from India, 24, who holds the Guinness record ...
Source: IC | 2018/1/28 18:58:40

Cool companions

A child poses for a photo next to a snowman in Wuhan, Central China's Hubei Province on Friday. Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2018/1/28 18:58:40

Paris zoo to reopen after last truant baboons found

Paris's main zoo was set to reopen Saturday after the last of around 50 baboons who had escaped from their enclosure were found overnight, the zoo authorities said.
Source: AFP | 2018/1/28 18:58:39

Apple spikes Chinese copycat of Japanese game

A Chinese developer saw its game removed from Apple's App Store after users called it a knockoff of a popular Japanese game.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/28 18:53:40

Warnings issued after road salts stolen in East China

Authorities in Jiangsu Province are desperately searching for tons of stolen road salts they fear people have been using to make food.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/28 18:53:40