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Rare albino penguin thriving, finally makes debut at Polish zoo

A rare three-month-old albino penguin made its first public appearance at a zoo in the Polish Baltic port city of Gdansk, where its keepers claim it is the only one of its kind in captivity.
Source: AFP | 2019/3/24 16:38:40

Canada's Rogers sells last magazine to rival publisher

Once the biggest magazine publisher in Canada, Rogers Media announced Wednesday the sale of its last seven magazine brands - including Maclean's and Chatelaine - to a former rival for an undisclosed sum.
Source: AFP | 2019/3/21 17:33:41

Smartphone-like satellites set to head into space

Once a traditional satellite is launched into space, its physical hardware and computer software stay mostly immutable for the rest of its existence as it orbits Earth, even as the technology it serves on the ground continues to change.
Source: AFP | 2019/3/21 17:33:41

Man's meters-long hair may be world record

Chinese netizens are urging a man in Southwest China to apply to the Guinness World Records after he claimed he hasn't had a haircut in more than 54 years and his 5.5-meter- long hair is likely the world's longest.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/21 17:28:40

Developer SOHO sues bloggers over claims that its offices have bad feng shui

The chairman of SOHO China has launched a defamation lawsuit against bloggers and online commentators who have claimed his company's massive office developments have bad feng shui.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/21 17:23:40

'Traitor' dog leads police to suspect

Police in an East China city finally managed to catch a drug-addicted suspect with the help of her poodle on Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/21 17:23:40

Loyal dog reluctant to let bride leave

A bridegroom in Central China, who had come to collect his bride from her home on their wedding day, faced a double challenge when the family dog attempted to prevent the bride from leaving.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/20 17:38:40

Man detained for faking custody agreement

A court in South China's Guangdong Province detained a man 10 days after he tried to win custody of his son by having a friend pose in court as the boy's mother.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/20 17:28:22

Short walks can lower risk of death

A brisk stroll once or twice a week is enough to reduce the risk of dying from heart attack, stroke or cancer, according to a statistical study released Tuesday.
Source: AFP | 2019/3/20 17:18:41

Detectives hide behind fake wall to nab pro-Trump graffiti artist

President Donald Trump has struggled to convince lawmakers the US needs a wall along its southern border. But in New York, police heeded his advice to catch a pro-Trump graffiti artist by building a wall.
Source: AFP | 2019/3/20 17:18:40

Southwest China county police regret using childhood photos in 'wanted' poster

Police in a Southwest China county apologized on Wednesday after they used the childhood photos of criminal suspects in their wanted posters.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/20 14:18:28

Blogger 'English useless' post starts war of words

A Chinese blogger's post "English for most Chinese is a rubbish skill" on Monday sparked a row on social media.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/19 18:08:41

Man spends thousands to build kiln-like oven and roast entire cow

A man in Northwest China spent 30,000 yuan ($4,470) and three days building a rock kiln to roast the entire carcass of a cow, which he then invited dozens of villagers to share with him.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/19 18:03:41

Entrepreneurs brave Baltic ice to pitch for cash

How far would you go to win 10,000 euros ($11,300)?
Source: AFP | 2019/3/19 18:03:40

Ex-Peru president Toledo briefly jailed for public intoxication

Former Peruvian president Alejandro Toledo, who is facing extradition from the United States over corruption charges, was briefly jailed for public intoxication after getting drunk in a restaurant in the state of California, local police said Monday.
Source: AFP | 2019/3/19 17:58:41

Robot driving coaches 'nicer' than real ones

Students at a driving school in Zhenjiang, East China's Jiangsu Province say newly installed robotic coaches have eliminated some of the stress they experienced when practicing with a human coach.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/18 18:13:23

Woman almost kills herself trying to stay healthy with fruit concoction

A woman in Central China who thought she could more fully absorb the nutrients in fresh fruit almost died after injected juice directly into a vein.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/18 18:13:15

After being tossed overboard, German yachtsman inflates jeans to survive 3 hours in sea

Knocked overboard in rough seas off New Zealand, a German yachtsman credited his jeans with saving his life after fashioning them into a make-shift life jacket that kept him afloat for over three hours before his rescue by coast guards.
Source: Reuters | 2019/3/18 17:58:40