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There grows Mario

Planters made from PVC pipes hang from a wall painted with characters from video game Super Mario Bros. in Xi'an on Tuesday. Photo: VCG
Source: VCG | 2018/11/7 17:53:39

Reflect on your reading

People visit a bookstore with a ceiling covered in mirrors in Zhongshuge in Guiyang city, Guizhou Province on Sunday. Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2018/11/6 18:28:40

Flow of goods

Pictured are the many colorful boats that make up a floating market at Lok Baintan in the Banjar district of Indonesia. Vendors arrived early in the morning to decorate their boats before filling them with fresh fruits and vegetables. Photo: VCG
Source: VCG | 2018/11/6 18:28:39

So cute it hurts

A dog wearing a prop knife appears in a costumed pet parade at Villa Lobos Park in Sao Paulo, Brazil on Sunday. The event marked Animal Welfare Day, which aims to promote animal adoption and blood donation. Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2018/11/5 17:43:40

Art that rocks

Luo Cheng paints on a polished stone at his studio in Jiaxing, Zhejiang Province on Sunday. He hopes that his works capture his city's beauty for visitors. Photo: VCG
Source: VCG | 2018/11/5 17:43:39

Pikachu pair for Singles' Day

Two people dressed as Pokémon's Pikachu stand outside the Alibaba Group campus in Hangzhou, East China's Zhejiang Province on Friday to mark the tenth annual Singles' Day shopping event, which falls on November 11. Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2018/11/4 19:03:40

Harvest brawl

Two bulls lock horns in front of a crowd as part of a traditional ceremony celebrating the harvest in Congjiang county, Southwest China's Guizhou Province on Saturday. Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2018/11/4 18:18:39

Carved composure

A 3.5-ton Buddhist statue made from fine wood is displayed in East China's Fujian Province on Wednesday. It took nearly three years to complete the 9.2-meter-long and 7.2-meter-tall statue. Photo: VCG
Source: VCG | 2018/11/1 18:58:41

Back from the US

Gaogao, a 28-year-old giant panda, is back in China as of Thursday after a 15-year stay at the San Diego Zoo, US. Gaogao will live at a panda research and protection base in Dujiangyan, Sichuan Province. Photo: VCG
Source: VCG | 2018/11/1 18:58:40

Awaiting orders

A robot waits tables at a noodle restaurant in Yantai, East China's Shandong Province on Tuesday. Weighing 60 kilograms, the 1.5-meter-tall robot can work 15 hours on a single charge. Photo: VCG
Source: VCG | 2018/10/31 19:28:42

Badges of pride

Huang Junde, 73, displays his collection of Mao Zedong portrait badges at his home in Southwest China's Chongqing on Monday. He has collected more than 18,000 badges in the past 50 years. Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2018/10/30 18:03:41

Funny bones

Dancing skeletons and flying ghosts decorate a shopping mall in Qingdao, East China's Shandong Province to mark Halloween. Photo: VCG
Source: VCG | 2018/10/30 18:03:40

Royal runner

Pictured is a woman dressed as a gege, or a princess during the Qing Dynasty (1644–1911), taking part in the 2018 Hangzhou International Women's Marathon in East China's Zhejiang Province on Sunday. More than 10,000 women participated in the event. Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2018/10/29 17:48:40

Huge draw

More than 3,000 students sit an entrance exam for the Hubei University Fine Arts Program in Wuhan, Hubei Province on Sunday. Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2018/10/29 17:48:39

Sum of its parts

A 25.8-meter-long abacus made from steel and 210 old tires is displayed on Thursday on a square in Houchi village in the city of Handan, North China's Hebei Province. Photo: VCG
Source: VCG | 2018/10/28 18:43:41

Halloween web site

Children play on a black spider installation at a shopping mall on Saturday in Shenyang, Northeast China's Liaoning Province displayed to mark Halloween, which falls on Wednesday. Photo: VCG
Source: VCG | 2018/10/28 18:43:40

Fires in the sky

Buddhist devotees release paper lanterns to celebrate the festival Probarona Purnima in Dhaka, Bangladesh on Wednesday. To mark the festival, lanterns with prayers written on them are released into the night sky. Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2018/10/25 19:32:47

Seal of cuteness

Visitors take photos of Yuki, a chubby ringed seal at the Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan in western Japan on Wednesday. The 50.6-kilogram seal has gained more than 10 kilograms in the past year, media reported. Photo: VCG
Source: VCG | 2018/10/25 19:32:46