A villager in Jiangxi Province was recently awarded a design patent for a suit of armor he created from using more than 8,000 copper coins.
After a decade of peeling off for X-rated movies, a Japanese porn actress famous for being the country's oldest has called it quits - at the ripe old age of 80.
A 25-year-old Thai sea turtle died from blood poisoning on Tuesday, never recovering from an operation to remove 915 coins from her stomach, thrown into her pool for good luck, veterinarians said.
A Michigan State University student has received dozens of phone calls after creating and sharing a dating resume.
The grieving family just wanted to see the body one last time before his cremation. But peeking into the coffin for the final farewell they got a shock: it was someone else.
The carcass of a 20-meter-long whale was discovered floating in a Shanghai harbor, which authorities say bears evidence a fin had been sawed off.
A Guangzhou Province renter turned squatter said he survived more than a week without food or water in a building after his former landlord welded him inside.
Rising housing prices are driving more working Beijingers farther into the outskirts.
Veterinarians in an El Salvador zoo carried out an operation Monday to clean up a bone infection in the country's last male jaguar, an 18-year-old named Greco.
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A young American kicked his cocaine habit after reading translations of Chinese fantasy novels online.
A South China bank branch manager had to chase a customer through the streets Thursday to prevent her from losing any more cash in a long-running scam.
It was not an ordinary police call for someone trying to duck a subway fare.
A fisherman whose body was pulled from the water Monday was likely killed by a large crocodile, police said, after his empty dinghy and speargun were found in northern Australia.
Arrests cannot come any easier than this.
Drivers at a Jiangsu Province bus company were left feeling a little short-changed after they received their Friday paychecks in sacks of coins.
A robber in the US state of Virginia ruined his own getaway - first by breaking his leg in a jump off a balcony, and then by calling the authorities to help him.
An East China infant was rushed to hospital after a folk healer pricked him over 30 times with a needle during a bloodletting proceedure.