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Hottest buns in town

A vendor sells steamed buns and corn in rural Anqing, Anhui Province on Tuesday. The man said he earns an average 1,800 yuan ($285) a day from sales. Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2018/2/27 18:58:40

Rock celebrity

A car passes a 'sacred stone' of Nanhe village, Hubei Province on Tuesday. For decades, locals have been leaving sacrificial offering at the 3-meter-tall stone for blessings and good luck. Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2018/2/27 18:58:39

Bending over backwards for school

Prospective university dance students in Shandong Province take part in an admissions examination for an arts school on Monday. Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2018/2/26 19:08:40

Built to lean

Pictured is a building that is designed to appear like it is falling over in Chongqing on Friday. The structure slopes 20 degrees, earning it the name “crooked building” among locals. Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2018/2/26 19:08:39

Pampered athlete

A shirtless man wearing a diaper participates in the 'Undie Run' event at Beijing Olympic Forest Park on Sunday. Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2018/2/25 19:48:40

Rowdy ritual

Ethnic Miao people dressed as “Manghao” grab a local man during the Manghao Festival in Liuzhou, South China's Guangxi on Saturday. According to Miao folklore, Manghao is a god who can drive away evil. During the festival, performers apply ash on people's faces as a blessing for good fortune in the coming year. Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2018/2/25 19:48:40

Three for three!

Doctors hold newborn triplets at Taicang City No.1 People's Hospital in East China's Jiangsu Province on Wednesday. Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2018/2/22 20:13:40

Tourists in tow

Pulled by a jeep, tourists seated in inflatable sleds enjoy a ride across a snow-covered lake in Fusong county, Northeast China's Jilin Province on Monday. Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2018/2/22 20:13:40

Pay to pray

Chinese tourists touch and leave money offerings to the “God of Wealth” on the fifth day of Chinese New Year at Mount Qiyun in Huangshan, East China's Anhui Province, on Tuesday. Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2018/2/21 18:28:40

Couple of jokers

Two men dressed as federahanne, a folk jester figure, pose during the Narrensprung (“jester jump”) parade in Rottweil, Germany on Monday. The Rottweil Narrensprung is the highlight of the Swabian-Alemannic Fastnacht, one of the traditional pre-Lenten carnival parades in southwestern Germany. Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2018/2/13 18:58:40

Wheels of fire

Chinese folk artists perform shehuo, or “community fire,” a performance art dating back to ancient earth worship rituals for good harvests and fortune, in Shijiazhuang, North China's Hebei Province on Sunday. Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2018/2/13 18:58:39

Spiral street

This spiraling access ramp in Southwest China's Chongqing makes four full turns – or 1,440 degrees – for one loopy ride. The road brings cars to an apartment complex located five stories from the street below in the hilly city. Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2018/2/12 19:18:40

Dragon down under

A group of folk dancers perform with Sun Loong, the longest dragon costume of its kind outside China, during a parade to celebrate Chinese Lunar New Year held by Melbourne Museum in Australia on Sunday. The dragon dance costume is around 100 meters in length. Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2018/2/12 19:18:39

Underdressed for success

The Cupid's Undie Run, a charity event to benefit the Children's Tumor Foundation (CTF), is held in New York City on Saturday. CTF is fighting neurofibromatosis, a disorder that causes tumors to grow on nerves, causing blindness, deafness, learning disabilities and pain. Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2018/2/11 19:53:39

Stacked in her favor

Restaurant customer Bethany Gleave, 21, takes on the 21 Pancake Challenge at the Infamous Diner in Manchester, UK. This super-sized eating challenge containing a mountain of thick American pancakes and six bowls full of sweet toppings is the ultimate way to celebrate Pancake Day, which falls on Tuesday, February 13. Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2018/2/11 19:53:39

Clean competition

A cleaning robot works the floor of the Main Press Center (MPC) of the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea on Thursday. Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2018/2/8 18:43:16

Handy craft

An Indian college student displays her henna-decorated hand during an inter college henna competition at Maharani Laxmi Bai Girls College in Bhopal, India on Tuesday. More then 350 young women participated in the competition. Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2018/2/8 18:38:39

Monument to waste

A 8.7-meter-tall installation comprised of thousands of articles of used clothing is displayed in the Oculus shopping mall at Westfield World Trade Center in New York City on Tuesday. The event is meant to draw attention to the amount of clothing, totaling 10.5 million tons, discarded every year. Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2018/2/7 19:53:40