Jack Ma loses 11/11 lipstick selling challenge

He may be the co-founder of Alibaba Group, but Jack Ma clearly doesn't know jack about lipstick. That's what Singles' Day shoppers learned when the business magnate turned philanthropist took on fashionista and beauty blogger Li Jiaqi in a livestreamed lipstick sell-off.

Maggots, licorice and cobra hearts at Sweden's 'Disgusting Food Museum'

Cheese teeming with squirming maggots, sheep's eye juice and mouse wine: the "Disgusting Food Museum" explores why a dish seems delicious to some, but for others is stomach-churning.
Source: AFP | 2018/11/20 19:03:41

Cats' grooming secret revealed

US researchers, armed with high-speed cameras, have revealed the secret to cat grooming. It's all in the tongue. Just not the way they thought.
Source: AFP | 2018/11/20 19:03:40

Bank requires employees to apply to get pregnant or face punishment

A bank in North China reportedly told its female employees to submit applications before they get pregnant or face a choice between "punishment and abortion," Workers' Daily reported Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/20 19:03:40

Annoyed boy dubbed 'Taobao's unhappiest model' on social media

A Chinese boy has been dubbed "Taobao's unhappiest model" after the internet rejoiced in a series of photos showing him modeling cuddly animal hats for his mom's store with a ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/20 18:58:41

In-flight meals

Waiters dressed as flight crew serve tables in an airline-themed restaurant at a shopping mall in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province on Monday. The restaurant is separated into First Class, Business Class ...
Source: VCG | 2018/11/20 18:53:40

11-year-old Chinese girl stands 2.1 meters tall and growing

An 11-year-old girl in East China who measures a whopping 2.1 meters tall has also recently rose to fame on social media.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/20 18:53:39

Roots clog woman's toilet

A woman in Shanghai surprisingly found her malfunctioning toilet was clogged with tree roots.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/20 17:53:39

US paves way to get 'lab meat' on dinner plates

US authorities on Friday agreed on how to regulate food products cultured from animal cells - paving the way to get so-called "lab meat" on American plates.
Source: AFP | 2018/11/19 18:33:40

Rare tiger rescued from under shop

A rare Sumatran tiger that was trapped beneath the floor of a shop for three days has been rescued, an Indonesian official said Saturday.
Source: AFP | 2018/11/19 18:33:39

77-year-old yoga instructor teaches free classes every week

A 77-year-old woman in Northwest China is a yoga instructor who teaches six different classes free of charge.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/19 18:28:41

Teen Double Dutch champ breaks own Guinness World Record in Shanghai

A 13-year-old Double Dutch champion from Shanghai has broken his own world record at an international competition.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/19 18:28:41

Man accuses doctor of sticking him with outrageous bill during circumcision

A man in Northwest China's Gansu Province is accusing his doctor of upselling him midway through his circumcision surgery.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/19 18:28:40

Apple architecture

Apples stacked in a tower are displayed at the National Entrepreneurship and Innovation Expo for New Farmers and New Technology on Thursday in Nanjing, Jiangsu Province. Photo: VCG
Source: VCG | 2018/11/19 18:28:40

Sky lounge

Eight women lie on a glass bridge in Foshan, Guangdong Province on Sunday. The 379-meter-long bridge at Nandan Mountain is 202 meters above the ground. Photo: VCG
Source: VCG | 2018/11/19 18:23:40

Plants can offer protection against terror attacks: German study

Plants can offer protection against terrorist attacks in cities, a study published on Friday by the Bundeswehr University Munich, a higher education institution of the German Armed Forces, found.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/11/18 18:43:39

Real horse merry-go-round in China kicks up controversy

A carousel in Sichuan Province that uses real horses has sparked rounds of outcry online.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/18 18:38:40

Video of mushrooms growing on dirty mop in uni dorm bathroom goes viral

Mushrooms were discovered growing on a dirty mop in a university dormitory in Luoyang, Henan Province, according to Pear Video on Saturday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/18 18:38:40

Smiling driver stuck atop tipped trike rises to fame

A smiling driver who was left suspended in midair after his overloaded vehicle tipped backward has since rose to become China's latest internet meme.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/18 18:38:39