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Chinese man guzzles 50 raw eggs on a bet

Video of a Chinese man drinking 50 raw eggs within minutes on a 2,000 yuan ($250) bet went viral on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/4 15:18:39

Preschoolers get parking spaces

For those familiar with the chaotic clumpings of shared bikes parked on China's streets, this will make sense.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/4 15:13:39

Jewels stolen from Venice Doge's Palace during visiting hours

A pair of earrings and a brooch that could be worth several million euros were stolen during visiting hours at the Doge's Palace in the northern city of Venice early on Wednesday, local media reported.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/4 6:53:51

First polar bear cub born in UK in 25 years

A polar bear cub was born in Britain for the first time in 25 years at a Scottish animal park, the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland (RZSS) said on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/4 6:52:33

Wolf-hunting season opens in Sweden

To the chagrin of animal rights groups and conservationists, wolf-hunting season opened in Sweden on Tuesday after authorities permitted a cull of 22 of the animals.
Source: AFP | 2018/1/3 18:48:39

YouTube star sorry for suicide video

Actor and YouTube celebrity Logan Paul apologized for posting a video of a suicide victim in Japan that reportedly was viewed by six million people before being deleted.
Source: AFP | 2018/1/3 18:43:40

Community plagued by bee poop calls on owner to come clean

A community in Hangzhou is searching for the owner of hundreds of abandoned bees that have left at least one family dodging yellow poop.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/3 17:08:40

Patient faces charges for dealing heroin, meth from hospital bed

Police in Hunan Province are investigating a 63-year-old man for allegedly dealing a cornucopia of illegal drugs from his hospital bed.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/3 17:08:40

Food delivery man caught swiping meal

A food delivery man who dropped off a meal at a Tianjin building ended up grabbing some takeaway himself when he snacked on another food delivery left in the lobby.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/3 17:08:40

Canada's bitter weather even has penguins shivering

Just how cold is it in Canada? Ask the penguins at the Calgary zoo: Even they have had to take shelter.
Source: AFP | 2018/1/2 19:58:40

VR zoo opens in South China

A "VR zoo" has officially opened in Guangzhou, Guangdong Province, providing a new interaction experience for visitors while increasing people's awareness of wildlife protection.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/2 19:58:40

1 million yuan hammer collection a hit for local antique dealer

A man in Shenyang, Northeast China's Liaoning Province who has collected more than 1,000 hammers said he was struck by the tool's cultural significance.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/2 19:53:39

Suspected thief kept 'crime diary'

Police in Sichuan Province detained a thief who had kept a diary chronicling his crimes that included inspirational messages to "be hardworking."
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/2 19:53:39

Police officers who beat dog to death receive death threats

Two police officers in Changsha, Hunan Province received numerous death threats on Tuesday after video of them beating a leashed golden retriever to death in front of a shocked crowd went viral, media reported.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/2 19:13:39

Thatcher refused to take panda to Washington in Concorde, papers show

Margaret Thatcher refused a request to fly a panda in the back of her Concorde when she visited Washington, DC for her first summit with Ronald Reagan, according to papers released on Friday
Source: AFP | 2018/1/1 18:48:40

Poles to attempt winter K2 summit

A group of Polish mountaineers set off for northern Pakistan on Sunday to start an attempt to be the first to scale K2, the world's second highest peak, in wintertime.
Source: Reuters | 2018/1/1 18:48:39

Customers assault waiter over 'insulting' bill total

Four people were detained after they brutally assaulted a waiter at an East China restaurant because they said the check was tantamount to an insult.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/1 17:43:40

Ruling fizzles out against folk firework-maker

A 79-year-old firework-maker in Hebei Province charged with possessing explosive substances was exempted from serving a 4.5 year sentence by an appeals court Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/1 17:43:39