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3,500-year-old rock paintings discovered in NW China

More than 5,000 rock paintings, dating back over 3,500 years, were discovered at the Qilian Mountains in Sunan Uyghur autonomous county, Northwest China's Gansu Province, on April 15.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/25 16:23:41

Driver with horse told to rein it in

Traffic police in Hai'an, East China's Jiangsu Province got a surprise when they found a passenger leaning out of a rear window of an Audi car leading a horse at a crossroads. The police immediately stopped the car and the horse, Jiangsu News TV reported on Saturday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/25 16:23:40

Firefighters rescue resident from bed-hopping snake

A man in East China was terrified to find that a snake had crawled into his quilt as he was sleeping on Monday night.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/25 16:18:40

Separating boys and girls at lunch upsets netizens

Boys and girls attending a high school in Central China's Henan Province are being required to eat in separate areas of the canteen in an attempt by the school to put up a roadblock to puppy love.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/23 17:13:41

Children drive themselves into operating room

A hospital in Central China has come up with a cute way to ease the nerves of children heading to the operating room: the kids drive themselves up to the door of the surgery.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/23 17:08:40

Goose attempts rooftop escape, falls on passerby

A woman riding an electric motor bike was hit by a falling goose that was being raised on the roof of a residential building and couldn't fly, in Southwest China on Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/23 17:03:40

Japanese shops sell tins of Heisei air

With just days until Japan ushers in a new era with the crowning of a new emperor, one entrepreneurial company is cashing in by selling cans containing "the air of the outgoing era."
Source: AFP | 2019/4/23 16:43:41

Car dealers not swayed by angry copycat complainers

An earlier viral video of a woman sitting on the hood of her car crying and demanding her Mercedes-Benz be repaired, has spurred a series of copycat artists who have failed to get the satisfaction they were seeking.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/23 14:08:40

Stone stackers create art, defy laws of gravity at European championships

Expertly balancing one rock on top of another at the European Stone Stacking Championships, competitors combine skills and artistic creativity to come up with gravity-defying constructions.
Source: AFP | 2019/4/22 17:43:41

Motorist washes car in pristine lake

Local authorities in Southwest China have fined and Net users severly scolded car owners who drove their vehicles into a scenic lake that is used as a source of drinking water, for a free car wash.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/22 17:43:40

It's a bird, it's a plane, no wait... it's a flying aircraft carrier?

An aircraft carrier was seen flying over the skies of Weifang, East China's Shandong Province on Saturday, but there was no cause for alarm. It was a kite taking part in the opening ceremony of the city's 36th International Kite Festival.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/22 17:38:40

200 billion microblogs to be archived by National Library of China

The National Library of China said it will archive all 200 billion microblogs that had been posted on Sina Weibo, China's Twitter-like social media as of December 2018.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/22 14:23:39

Muscle men in Tsinghua University attract fans

Students participating in an annual bodybuilding competition on Tsinghua University campus in Beijing on Saturday attracted millions of fans online.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/22 13:59:07

Snakes bar Liberian President Weah from office for five days

Liberian President George Weah has been barred from his office for five days by two black snakes that slithered into the building this week, authorities said Friday.
Source: AFP | 2019/4/21 15:58:40

Old lady 'comes back to life' after police mistakenly declare her dead

An elderly woman in Northeast China got the shock of her life after she was informed that local police had declared her dead five years ago, but has now "come back to life" after paying for re-registration.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/21 15:58:39

First-ever anger room proves a hit with stressed out Beijingers

Beijing's first "anger room," which allows people to release their stress by smashing beer bottles, TVs or even mannequins, has proved a smash with customers.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/21 15:53:39

Armed forces training program reveals secrets of 'mission impossible'

A professional program that focuses on training construction equipment operators has attracted hundreds of armed forces members from ten provinces in recent days.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/21 14:38:39

Woman claims cotton wool left in her nose half a year after nose job

A woman in Nanchang, East China's Jiangxi Province, found that a piece of cotton wool came out of her nose when she sneezed about half a year after getting a nose job at a local plastic surgery, but the clinic has refused to take responsibility.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/21 13:48:39