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Shop and slide

Pictured is a slide at a shopping center in Chengdu, Sichuan Province on Tuesday. The 15-meter-tall slide provides shoppers a fun way to get from the third floor to the first floor
Source: VCG | 2017/12/13 19:28:39

Sparky torchbearer

Robot HUBO joins a torch relay for the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics in Daejeon, South Korea on Monday. Invented by researchers at KAIST university, it was the first time a humanoid robot was used in an Olympic torch relay, organizers said
Source: IC | 2017/12/12 19:53:39

Warm-up routine

A winter swimmer twists a hula hoop at a pool on the Songhua River in Harbin, Heilongjiang Province on Monday. Her hula hooping skills earned cheers from others at the swimming spot where temperatures dipped to -20 C
Source: IC | 2017/12/11 19:03:40

Piquant pattern

Pictured is a mosaic of a panda made from containers of hotpot spices in Chengdu, Sichuan Province on Saturday. Created by a local restaurant, the 8 x 8-meter work is made of 1,113 kilograms of spices in arranged plastic containers.
Source: IC | 2017/12/11 19:03:40

Doggie dash

A young woman races her dog in pet sports competition held in Kunming, Southwest China's Yunnan Province on Saturday.
Source: VCG | 2017/12/10 18:33:39

Deserves a big hand

Italian inventor Federico Ciccarese demonstrates his double bionic hand made by company YouBionic in Vigevano, Italy. The 3D-printed device enables users to achieve a super-human dual grip
Source: IC | 2017/12/10 18:33:39

Hot shots

Two photographers risk their lives to get the perfect shot of lava spewing close to Mount Kilauea, Hawaii on September 23, 2017.
Source: IC | 2017/12/7 19:43:40

Very Important Pig

A crowd visits “strong-willed pig” that famously survived the 8.0-magnitude Wenchuan Earthquake in 2008 at his home in the Jianchuan Museum in Chengdu on Tuesday.
Source: IC | 2017/12/7 19:43:40

Cocked for controversy

Two roosters square off in Kashmir on Tuesday. Despite animal protection laws, the tradition of cockfighting is still observed ahead of the upcoming Sankranti Festival
Source: IC | 2017/12/6 19:53:40

Super-bowl champ

Artists pose with their sculpture “No.1 Bowl” in Changsha, Hunan Province on Tuesday. It took eight artists more than half a year and nine attempts to create, said Huang Yinchun (first from left), who led the team. The bowl measures 2.68 meters in diameter.
Source: VCG | 2017/12/6 19:53:39

Cheap shark meat exposes lax protection in China

An East China fish market was found to be selling shark meat at rock-bottom prices on Sunday, once again raising concerns over lax protection of shark populations in China.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/5 19:53:39

Big moon rising

A “supermoon” is visible over Beijing on Sunday. The phenomenon, which occurs when the moon is both full and its orbit is closest to Earth, happened only once this year.
Source: IC | 2017/12/4 18:53:39

Stroke of good luck

A woman touches a statue of a mythical qilin at the Ming Tombs of Chuzhou, Anhui Province on November 24. According to legend, anyone who strokes a qilin's leg will be blessed with a healthy baby
Source: IC | 2017/12/4 18:48:39

Portrait of a happy painter

Si Guangmin, 75, proudly displays his painting Thousands of Li of Rivers and Mountains on Friday in Kaifeng, Henan Province. The 30-meter-long work took Si four years to complete and is appraised at 1.68 million yuan ($250,000).
Source: IC | 2017/12/3 19:13:40

Stand-in soldiers

Children pose for photos next to replicas of China's terracotta warriors at an exhibition in Handan, Hebei Province on Saturday.
Source: IC | 2017/12/3 19:13:39

Leaves on schedule

Landscapers work to create a design celebrating the Chinese high-speed train “Hexie Hao” from ginkgo leaves in a residential community in Chengdu, Sichuan Province on Tuesday.
Source: IC | 2017/11/30 19:03:39

Power walker

Jens, a 5-year-old boy diagnosed with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), walks with a new Marsi Bionics exoskeleton designed for children at Hospital Sant Joan de Déu in Barcelona on Wednesday.
Source: IC | 2017/11/30 19:03:39

Friendly and photogenic

A common bottlenose dolphin looks curiously at the camera at the Madrid Zoo and Aquarium on Tuesday.
Source: IC | 2017/11/29 19:58:39