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Spending spree sendoff

A costume carnival parade is held in Hangzhou, capital of East China's Zhejiang Province on Saturday to celebrate this year's Double 11 shopping spree, which began at midnight on Sunday. Photo: VCG
Source: VCG | 2019/11/10 18:18:39

Diamond encrusted throne of sort

A gold toilet encrusted with 40,815 diamonds sells for $1,288,677. Photo: Yang Hui/GT
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/7 17:38:42

A limo fit for a president

A half-black, half-white AURUS limousine is the same brand used by Russian President Vladimir Putin. Apparently buyers can see which color they prefer, or maybe order two. Photo: Yang Hui/GT
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/7 17:38:41

High-heel running shoes for fashionistas

High-heel running shoes are made of special materials give wearers a sporty look. Photo: Yang Hui/GT
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/7 17:38:40

Waterless wash done in five minutes

A hairdresser demonstrates a machine from Japan that washes hair without water and needs just five minutes to complete the job. Photo: Yang Hui/GT
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/7 17:33:40

Robot demonstrates delicate surgery on a rose

The Da Vinci surgical scalpel made by Shanghai Fosun Pharmaceuticals delicately clips the petals off a rose. Photo: Yang Hui/GT
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/7 17:28:40

Forever fresh

Yang Tingrong, 74, shows off his stone sculptures carved to resemble a large cured leg of pork and a ham in Qujing, Southwest China's Yunnan Province. Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2019/11/6 16:23:42

Fantasy farm

A chicken appears to be standing in front of a microphone announcing its farm's goal for this year's Double 11 shopping spree – 1 million eggs. The banner in the background offers this proverb: Thank yourself in the future for laying eggs today. Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2019/11/6 16:23:41

Mr Apple head

An apple that's still on the tree in Changping district of Beijing is just one of many in the orchard that has been given a hat and face. Photo: VCG
Source: VCG | 2019/11/5 16:33:41

Ready, set, crab

A crab race is underway at an ocean park in Wuhan, Central China's Hubei Province on Saturday. Parents and children cheer their favorite crab to help it move in the right direction. The winner gets a free ticket to the park, and the crabs likely get eaten. Photo: VCG
Source: VCG | 2019/11/5 16:33:41

Pretty pussy

A woman holds her long-haired cat at a cat exhibition held by Chinese Administrative Association of Cats in Luoyang, Central China's Henan Province on Saturday. Photo: VCG
Source: VCG | 2019/11/4 19:18:32

Liftoff

Kites of various odd shapes including a horse and sea creatures fly during the 2019 Asian sports kite championship in Xiamen, East China's Fujian Province on Sunday. Photo: VC
Source: VCG | 2019/11/4 19:18:15

Rider is the steed

A performer in a traditional Chinese opera costume walks along a street in Foshan, South China's Guangdong Province during a local cultural activity on Saturday. Photo: VCG
Source: VCG | 2019/11/3 19:05:27

Cyprus cops question 'leg up driver'

A motorist in Cyprus steering a car with his legs is to be questioned for possible driving offenses, police said Friday, after a video he posted went viral.
Source: AFP | 2019/11/3 19:03:08

Fantasy friends

Two young anime fans wearing Chinese costumes attend the Anime Joy Carnival in Nantong, East China's Jiangsu Province on Friday. Photo: VCG
Source: VCG | 2019/11/3 18:59:47

Tallest paint job

At more than 60 meters high, a mural in Wuhan, Central China's Hubei Province is said to be the tallest in Asia. The painting depicting smiling dolphins was sponsored by the World Military Games. Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2019/10/17 17:23:40

For fitness and fun

A square dance competition in Huaibei, East China's Anhui Province on Wednesday features mainly middle-aged women. The top three prizes are worth a total of 180,000 yuan ($25,380). Photo: VCG
Source: VCG | 2019/10/17 17:18:41

For love of noodles

Noodle restaurants in Chengdu, capital of Southwest China's Sichuan Province are so popular that guests line the sidewalk and eat their bowls of noodles from atop plastic stools. The scene has become part of the city's common custom. Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2019/10/16 16:13:41