Police in Southwest China's Sichuan recently received a basin of mutton soup as a "gift" from a goat owner who got his three missing goats back from the police.
A man in Luzhou, Southwest China's Sichuan Province, has been jailed after breaking his own finger and planning a scheme to defraud a motorcyclist some 20,000 yuan ($3,100) in compensation.
A 18-meter-long pedestrian bridge stolen from an Ohio city in November has been found and a man is facing charges.
A tiny book measuring 5 millimeters on each side surprised auctioneers in Brussels by selling for $4,739.11.
A food delivery man in Central China's Henan Province has saved a suicidal customer after receiving an order from him with a note reading "the last meal in my life."
An artist from the Central Academy of Fine Arts has finally realized his lifelong pursuit to build a 19.21-meter-long Chinese-style mecha dragon in seven years. His series of mecha soldiers, including one featuring China's most popular traditional anime character, the Monkey King, has been dubbed by netizens as the Chinese Transformers.
A passenger was forced to disembark a flight in Florida because he insisted that wearing a red thong as a face mask complied with COVID-19 regulations, local media said.
A giant straw Yule goat in the Swedish town of Gavle was set ablaze for the first time in five years, reviving a long-running tradition of locals illegally attempting to torch it and authorities scrambling to stop them.
Jordanian Muhammad Malhas has long harbored dreams of being a pilot. Now at 76 years old, he is soaring above the clouds in a cockpit he built in his basement.
A female patient lying on an operating table while making a gesture with her hands as if she were swiping on a phone screen has amused the public recently.
A grandfather in Wuxi, East China's Jiangsu Province, has recently attracted crowds of onlookers as he was picking up his granddaughter from school while cosplaying LinaBell, a smart pink fox in the Duffy and Friends series which was introduced to Shanghai Disneyland in 2021.
A thief in Benxi, Northeast China's Liaoning Province, swallowed nails and iron wires as long as 15 centimeters before stealing in the hope of escaping police penalties.
The preliminary contest of the 2021 Beijing Senior Model Contest was held in Beijing over the weekend. As the host announced the start of the heated race, models with various styles of dresses and uniforms walked slowly down the long ramp. The 12 teams will be selected on a scoring system to compete in the final on Friday.
The staffer at an ear-picking store in Liaoyuan, Northeast China's Jilin Province, has spotted another "interesting" discovery after cleaning an 8-year-old boy's ear, where a dead ladybug was found and taken out.
A man surnamed Huang from Hangzhou, East China's Zhejiang Province, recently had an unfortunate encounter with a stranger. He was pounced and got bitten all over his face and hands for no reason at all. It turned out that the stranger had mistaken Huang for his ex-girlfriend's new boyfriend, so he wanted to hurt Huang.
Wenfeng Cosmetology Group, a hair beauty company based in Shanghai, apologized on Sunday after it was placed under investigation for illicit promotions in its marketing strategies.
A man in South China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region was sentenced to 3.5 years in prison after transferring some 150,000 yuan ($23,500) from his ex-girlfriend's phone using facial recognition by pulling up her eyelids while she was sleeping.
Two men who were abducted and trafficked when they were kids joined each other on a family-tracing trip. They ended up finding out that they are actually siblings, media reported on Sunday. Both of them were sent away to East China's Shandong Province by their own family in East China's Zhejiang Province as the family was too poor to take care of them, said the report.
China's Yutu IIYutu-2 moon rover has recently spotted a mysterious cube-shaped object on the moon. Photos it sent back to Earth show that the object looks like a little hut and is located on the horizon on the dark side of the moon. The rover spotted the object on the horizon to the north and roughly 80 meters away during the mission's 36th lunar day, according to a Yutu II diary published by Our Space, a science outreach channel affiliated with the China National Space Administration (CNSA). It has been referred to as a “mystery hut,” but space enthusiasts note that it is just a placeholder name rather than an accurate description.
The introduction of a set of new rules in Zhengzhou, capital city of Central China's Henan Province, which requires the evaluation criteria of students in schools to be linked to the misbehaviors by their parents has sparked heated debate among citizens and netizens. The document, issued by the Zhengzhou Municipal People's Government on November 26, aims to safeguard the safety of students on the road, but one of its provisions has sparked controversy. The controversial provision states that if parents commit traffic violations on the road in front of the school while picking up or dropping off their children, it will affect the students' merit awards at the school.
A woman from Wuchuan, South China's Guangdong Province, miraculously survived a tragic car accident although she almost lost half of her head in the collision. On September 18, the woman, surnamed Li, was out on her electric bike when she collided with a small car. In the accident, a part of her head was cut off, her skull was severely damaged, and she suffered multiple comminuted fractures throughout her body. When she was taken to the hospital she was in a deep coma.
In a park in Songyuan, Northeast China's Jilin Province, amidst the snow-capped mountains, spirited Bohemian waxwings flock and forage.
At sunrise in North China's Tianjin Municipality, the slowly rising winter sun and the flocks of Oriental Storks taking off together make a beautiful picture.
Chinese' love for mahjong has become so intense that an old man with high paraplegia has turned to the help of brain-computer interface to play the game even when his body can't move.
A hospital in Chengdu, capital city of Southwest China's Sichuan Province, has recently witnessed an epic love story between two patients who had been a couple for eight years before splitting up.
Police in Shijiazhuang, North China's Hebei Province, have detained a "suicidal" woman who threatened to jump into a river and end her life while the true aim was to draw fans online.
A video clip of a firefighter coming back from a rescue scene with a dried-up facial mask on his face from Southwest China's Chongqing Municipality has gone viral on the internet recently.
A Taobao shop owner selling HDMI cables from Guangzhou, South China's Guangdong Province, has recently received much attention after a spicy conversation between the owner and a trouble-seeking buyer from the island of Taiwan went viral online.
A video of a wedding reception in East China's Fujian Province went viral online as it was held at a pigsty where guests enjoyed the feast in individual cubicles.
An injured leopard was found on a highway in Southwest China's Sichuan Province on Sunday. The incident triggered discussions as netizens speculated it was the one who escaped from a safari park in East China in April. However, rescue workers denied the rumors, adding that the injuries may have been caused during a fight for territory with another leopard before it fell off a cliff.
Recently in Chengdu, Southwest China's Sichuan Province, shops with the theme of "stop being single" have gained popularity among young people, as the shops have invented a new way of finding one's "soul mate" by opening blind boxes - plastic bottles containing love-seekers' personal information. However, the novel idea drew controversy online and lawyers have warned of possible data breach if improperly used by offenders.
A man from Baicheng in Northeast China's Jilin Province was reported by local residents to the police five times in three days due to his highly similar looks and expressions to a foreign criminal.
A monkey from the Qianling Mountain in Southwest China's Guizhou Province has gained overnight fame after breaking into an apartment on the 30th floor of a residential building, and reportedly "threatened" the female resident as well as her dog.
A man from the island of Taiwan has recently been busted for calling an ambulance to pick him up from a supermarket 200 meters from his home. Checking on previous records, it turned out that the man, who lives right next to a local hospital, has been hailing ambulances as free taxis 39 times a year, simply for the reason that he "didn't want to walk home."
Police in Shaoxing, East China's Zhejiang Province, recently received a report from a woman saying that her husband has been engaged in prostitution at a hotel. However, police found nothing unusual at the scene, only to find that the woman was making up a lie so as to get into her husband's hotel room.
A woman surnamed Zhang quit her job and disappeared after borrowing 2 million yuan ($313,000) from her colleagues in Zhengzhou, capital of Central China's Henan Province.
A winter swimming enthusiast swims in a partly frozen lake during snowfall at a park in Shenyang, Northeast China's Liaoning Province, on November 22, 2021.
White swans, dalmatian pelicans, white spoonbills, hen harriers and more than 30 kinds of national protected birds winter peacefully in Fuhe Wetlands in Wuhan, Central China's Hubei Province.
Police in Shanghai recently cracked a case of embezzlement, identifying a factory worker who used stockings to steal gold substances from a production line for a profit of over 120,000 yuan ($18,800). On November 5, the head of a company found that the loss of gold-containing solution on one of the company's production lines in the past two months was abnormal, and reported the case to the police. The police later found that around 3 am on November 9, a factory worker surnamed Zhang secretly put a pair of pantyhose into the gold solution to absorb gold. About 3 hours later, Zhang was caught on the spot when he was trying to hide the gold-soaked pantyhose into his coat.
An Indian man declared dead after a road accident shocked his relatives when they found him still breathing despite a night in the freezer of a hospital morgue. Srikesh Kumar was rushed to a clinic in a critical condition after he was hit by a motorbike in Moradabad, east of the capital New Delhi.
Feeling she had been fooled by a clerk and paid for an overpriced beauty program, a woman used ancestor money to scam a beauty salon out of 44,000 yuan ($6,900) she had previously paid to the salon. In March, the woman surnamed Li spent a large sum of money on several medical beauty services, including wrinkle removal and under-eye bag filling, at a beauty salon in Shanghai and paid with her bank card. After spending the money, she felt she was lulled by the clerk and that the services were overpriced.
Pillow fighting is moving out of the bedroom and into the boxing ring when Pillow Fight Championship (PFC) holds its first live, pay-per-view event in Florida in January 2022. Steve Williams, the man with the dream of turning childhood horseplay into a professional combat sport, said PFC delivers all the drama of hand-to-hand combat without the gore of mixed martial arts or boxing. "It's serious. It's hardcore swinging with specialized pillows," Williams, the CEO of PFC told Reuters
A crocodile weighing nearly 100 kilograms has recently drowned in Liuzhou, South China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, for fear of coming out of water as it was "too timid and easily frightened," the local crocodile breeder said to media on Tuesday. Experts noted, however, that the rare drowning could be attributed to underlying illness in the animal, which caused it to be unable to breathe properly.
A policeman in Shanghai has recently amazed his guests at his wedding by promoting anti-fraud app so as to "prevent relatives and friends from being deceived."
A woman shooting a lovey-dovey video of herself on an electric bicycle with her significant other and claiming she would rather smile on an e-bike than cry in a BMW car found herself not laughing any more after the police punished her for not wearing a helmet. The incident took place in East China's Zhejiang Province.
The sudden ground collapse in Beijing has caused an old lady to fall through a hole when she was taking a random stroll on a sidewalk, said media reports. Although the situation was terrifying, she was not harmed.
Chinese netizens have recently lashed out at the incredibly popular Harry Potter-themed role-playing game "Harry Potter: Magic Awakened" after finding fault with its female characters' strange expressions. The female characters stick their tongues out after getting “attacked” by other characters. Netizens believe the expressions are sexually suggestive and offensive, as they only occurred in female characters but not in male ones.
Amid the recent epidemic flare-ups in many parts of the country, medical workers have risen to the situation and placed themselves in the riskiest areas to conduct nucleic acid testing for residents. Not only have they won great respect for caring for the people, but now they have extended such care to pets.
A 82-square-meter apartment in Suzhou, East China's Jiangsu Province, recently went into auction at a starting bid significantly lower than market price, yet receiving zero participation as people considered the place "haunted." To prove its safety, a connoisseur was invited to spend the night in the apartment, drawing thousands of curious netizens to watch.
A tightrope walking competition at an altitude of 1,092 meters has been held in Wulingyuan scenic spot in Zhangjiajie, a famous tourist city in Central China's Hunan Province, on Monday.
An open-air dance party was held recently at a residential area which is under lockdown to prevent COVID-19 resurgence in Chengdu, capital city of Southwest China's Sichuan Province, as people in white protective suits were seen dancing excitedly to the rhythms.
Appearance anxiety, a phenomenon commonly seen among young adults who are brainwashed by the fair, good-looking celebrities on TV, has spread to months-old infants in China as parents put corrective helmets on their babies' heads in search of the "perfect head shape."
A Chinese professor from Central China's Hunan Province, who was a visiting scholar at the University of Southern California, has fought off a robber in Los Angeles using Chinese kung fu. The video of him taking down the robber has gone viral online, prompting many to say, only half-jokingly, that it "ought to have taught the Americans a lesson to not mess with the Chinese."
An ecological goat farm in Shanghai is developing a facial recognition system specific for goats to improve work efficiency and quality of livestock.
There are plenty of ways to warn the public that "smoking kills," but shooting a video of a monkey smoking isn't one of them. A video of a baby monkey smoking and pretending to be dead was recently posted on a short video platform by a zoo in Hengshui, North China's Hebei Province, drawing huge controversy as netizens accused the zoo of abusing animals to attract public attention.
A 70-year-old man in Wuhan, Central China's Hubei Province, has suffered from retinal detachment after hitting trees with his body, a popular way of fitness among Chinese elderly that is believed to ease backache.
After the first snow on Saturday in Yinchuan, Northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, a local resident surnamed Mao spent three hours building a snowman "wearing" a protective suit, just like the medical staff fighting to fend off the unrelenting epidemic.
A month before his wedding, a 25-year-old man named Ahuan (pseudonym) went to the gym for a muscle-building blitz in order to look better in photos, but unexpectedly suffered a stroke. In Ahuan's first fitness class, the personal trainer he hired gave him a high-intensity stretch. After the class, Ahuan felt dizzy and was frequently vomiting. He was then diagnosed with a stroke and underwent surgery.
A man in Xiangyang, Central China's Hubei Province, fell asleep at the scene due to exhaustion after stealing steel from a construction site late at night. When he woke up, he was brought to the local police station for investigation due to his unusual behavior. The police in Xiangyang were on patrol one morning when they saw a man sleeping in a car next to the construction site and then went up to him for questioning. After noticing his unusual appearance, the police asked him to open the trunk, in which they found the stolen site materials. The man was taken back to the police station for further questioning.
Recently, photos of some beautiful chandeliers and relief paintings created from cans have been circulating on the Chinese Internet. The artist behind these beautiful works of art is a 45-year-old former chef. The artist surnamed Li switched careers after 11 years as a chef and taught himself to make can paintings. He has been doing it for the past 16 years. Over the years, he has made beautiful chandeliers with hundreds of cans pulling rings and created hundreds of relief paintings made from can carvings.
Residents of neighborhoods under closed management in Harbin, Northeast Heilongjiang Province, because of epidemic prevention measures have recently discovered a new simple and convenient way to walk their dogs -- lowering them to the ground through the window with a bed sheet. A widely circulated video online shows a pet dog being slowly lowered to the ground from a high-rise window by a resident with its body tied to a bed sheet. After running around and defecating, the dog was taken upstairs with the bed sheet.
With the yellow autumn leaves, dim light and long shadow, the old tram in Changchun, Northeast China's Jilin Province, slowly drives through the street, taking passengers into a fairy-tale world.
Luoyang, Central China's Henan Province, builds a "fake tree" for residents and tourists to write good wishes on it, attracting many to leave red strips of cloth to make a wish and take pictures
Scenes of students in Northwest China's Gansu Province singing while waiting to take nucleic acid tests during a rainy evening on Monday to express their gratitude to the medical staffers have touched Chinese netizens. In a video spread on China's Twitter-like platform Sina Weibo on Wednesday, the students were loudly singing songs including Unrestrained and Far-ranging, a popular song of legendary Chinese band Beyond, at the campus in Gansu's Tianshui City, where COVID-19 resurged since the end of October.
The streets of Madrid were filled with sheep and the clanking of bells on Sunday as shepherds guided their flocks through the heart of the Spanish capital, following ancient seasonal herding routes. Locals lined the route to welcome back the spectacle, which was canceled in 2020 because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
After firefighters rescued a boy who wanted to jump off a bridge and commit suicide, the boy expressed his gratitude and hopes to join the fire department in the future. Recently, in Jingdezhen, East China's Jiangxi Province, a boy intended to jump off a bridge to his death because he felt lonely and unloved. Fortunately, local firefighters arrived in time to save him and comforted the boy in tears.
Giant 3D graffiti paintings on a street in Southwest China's Chongqing Municipality covering 23,000 square meters are created collaboratively by 800 people.
Getting to take photos of a rocket launch may be one of the best chances for a student photographer. But one of them may be a little discouraged as he was immediately quarantined after returning from taking brilliant pictures.
As Beijing enters autumn, visitors flock to the Fragrant Hills Park where the leaves of the trees begin to turn red.
A restaurant in Xi'an, Northwest China's Shaanxi Province, was forced to suspend business again after it was visited by customers who were later diagnosed with COVID-19. In order to encourage employees of the restaurant, netizens left five-star reviews for it on rating platforms. The recent two COVID-19 carriers it served were tourists from Shanghai and were reported as infected on Sunday, a day after their half-an-hour visit to the restaurant. The restaurant later suspended business, and all staff members were soon quarantined on Sunday morning and have undergone nucleic acid tests for several times, all which came back negative.
A male college student in Xichang, Southwest China's Sichuan Province, who appeared in a canteen wearing makeup that made him look like a drug addict has recently sparked an online debate. Due to his realistic makeup, internet users who mistook him for a drug addict reported his bizarre behavior to the public security bureau, which alerted the local anti-drug police.
A 26-year-old tourist fell to her death in a lake because of a broken zip line wire while playing at a scenic spot in Linzhou, Central China's Henan Province, on Saturday. An employee at the scenic spot told the media that the area had been closed since September 30 because of the high flow of water upstream and standing water on the roadside. Local officials said that the victim took a detour to take the mountain road to the scenic spot.
An internet celebrity known as “the hanfu grandma” visited the China International Silk Fair in Hangzhou, East China's Zhejiang Province, in traditional Chinese costume on Saturday
Three adorable golden monkeys in a park in Zhouzhi, Northwest China's Shaanxi Province, seem to be discussing something on Sunday morning.
When floods hit southern India, it looked as though a young couple would be unable to make their wedding. But they managed to reach the temple by floating through the flooded streets in a giant metal cooking pot.
A wild boar that appeared in a bank in Northwest China's Shaanxi Province, hit the news headlines recently. A video circulating on the internet shows many staff members dragging a boar out of the entrance of a bank and later loading it into a net and into a truck. Reports say on Tuesday, a bank staff member in Baoji, Shanxi found the boar inside the bank in the morning and then contacted the local forestry bureau to deal with it.
A first-floor apartment owner has been placed under criminal compulsory measures due to barbarically knocking off the load-bearing wall in Hangzhou, capital of East China's Zhejiang Province, putting the whole building in danger and triggering outrages in the neighborhood, local media reported Tuesday.
Police in Nanjing, East China's Jiangsu Province, have recently busted a criminal gang of over 40 people while they were on a holiday outing on an island of a nearby lake, celebrating their “fruitful” achievements by illegally trading personal information and selling online game accounts to teenagers. The gang's “business mode” was that they would rent out authenticated online game accounts via e-commerce platforms to buyers, who would then use them to escape the supervision of relevant departments on minors' time limits spent on games.
Offering a helping hand to those in need in disasters is a traditional virtue of the Chinese people. In a city in North China's Shanxi Province, where heavy rains and floods have been hitting, a few vocational school students majoring in culinary arts have been praised for voluntarily cooking for nearly 2,000 local villagers and rescuers.
A story about a 63-year-old Chinese man from Huishui county in Southwest China's Guizhou Province who keeps silicone dolls for photography and treats them like his daughters sparked heated discussions online.
On Tuesday night, a special launch of a qipao and other Chinese clothing series was held in Shenyang, Northeast China's Liaoning Province, where many people came to watch models display various types of Chinese clothing.
Hailed as “The First Lamp of China,” the Changxin Palace Lantern from Western Han (206BC–AD25) debuted at the Henan Museum in Zhengzhou, Central China's Henan Province, on Tuesday, where many people came for the national treasure
Heavy downpours unseen for decades have hit North China's Shanxi Province in recent days, leaving not only ancient buildings in this treasure house of the country in peril, but also farmers' most valued treasures, such as livestock. A pigsty in the province's county of Xiaoyi, which had ordered its residents to urgently evacuate from the region, was flooded amid torrential rains, killing all 800 pigs except for only two, causing a total of over two million yuan ($310,000) in losses for the pigsty owner, The Paper reported on Tuesday.
Nearly 10,000 red-billed gulls on their way to migrate stop on the Songhua River in Harbin, NE China's Heilongjiang Province, competing for feeding from citizens and tourists
People visit the world's heaviest panda sculpture in Dujiangyan, SW China's Sichuan Province, during the National Day holiday. The sculpture is 26 meters long, 11 meters wide, 12 meters high and weighs 130 tons
Faced with the disasters caused by the continuous heavy rainfall in North China's Shanxi Province, a restaurant in Yuncheng suspended business on Sunday and rushed overnight to make and deliver 1,000 pieces of hamburger-like roujiamo to flood relief workers. The gesture , which has sparked a heated discussion among Chinese netizens. In a video widely circulated on Sina Weibo, the owner of the restaurant surnamed Wang said they took a total of 10 hours to prepare the food, and then drove nearly 70 kilometers to Jishan County, one of the area's most severely affected places by the rainstorm, to console the front-line flood relief workers.
Police in Hefei, East China's Anhui Province issued a notice on Saturday trying to collect information on suspects in a criminal group known for using violence to collect debts. The group consists of around 10 people and has been accused of disturbing social order and endangering people's lives and property. What caught the eye of the public is that one suspect is Li Teng, who was the Wushu Sanda champion at the 2006 Asian Games. The Anhui Wushu boxing sports management center, which Li used to be associated with, confirmed the person in the police notice is Li Teng, the Wushu Sanda champion.
Judges just know how to deal with deadbeats – after discovering a deadbeat has no property under his name to be enforced, a judge took away his piggy bank. A video that recently circulated on the Internet shows a judge and workers who were owed money in Huzhou City, East China's Zhejiang Province, taking a piggy bank from the home of a contractor surnamed Ying. The contractor had failed to pay wages to the four workers. With a mandate from the judge, the four workers and the judge went to the man's house and took money from his piggy bank and the four men took the equivalent he owed them.
An otter named Youtiao in Shanghai Wild Animal Park was awarded a banner for helping picking up her cell phone dropped in water during the National Day holiday on October 7. As the most mischievous and smartest otter in the park, Youtiao mistook the falling phone for trash and was the first to rush over to pick it up and hand to the staff, local media reported.
A father gave his son an unforgettable birthday present before the Mid-Autumn Festival – he suddenly showed up at his son's kindergarten class, disguised as the animated hero Ultraman to perform, and prepared a birthday cake for his son.
A surveillance video of three elephants pigging out and sauntering around in a village went viral online. The three wild Asian elephants, two adults and one baby, entered the Nangping village of Xishuangbanna, Southwest China's Yunnan Province, on September 13. Wandering about and eating, they broke into the vegetable plot in a police camp of Mohan Checkpoint.
A young girl from East China's Jiangsu Province has recently introduced China's new J-20 fighter jet pattern design to traditional Chinese clothing hanfu, said Toutiao News on Tuesday. The report said that the design has attracted a lot of attention of many other hanfu lovers and is ready for mass production.
A firm in Southwest China's Chongqing Municipality provided a 33-meter-tall building rooftop with an area of 20,000 square meters to its employees for planting vegetables, triggering discussions among Chinese netizens. An employee from the company said each employee could apply for an area to plant vegetables or crops via lottery, which is a good way to connect employees together. Some young employees said they had never grown crops before, but the “air farm” gave them a chance to gain the experience.
From the dog with the longest ears to the world's tallest teenager, Guinness World Records reveals its latest record breakers in the 2022 edition of the popular book. The annual publication, out on September 16, features an array of records and feats, including the fastest walking on hands and the most skips over a person's own hair in 30 seconds.
Aerial photos show the Duku Highway in Aksu, Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region in the early autumn season, with snow-capped mountains, grasslands and lakes visible in one day's drive.
The bright moon hung high over the Big Wild Goose Pagoda in Xi'an, Northwest China's Shaanxi Province, the ancient capital of China, on Tuesday night, the mid-autumn night.
US authorities have rescued from a New York apartment a feline that was no house cat, but was an 36-kilogram wild cougar.
A youngster in Xinxiang, Central China's Henan Province, reportedly took two years painting cartoons on the walls of his hometown village, making the village a scenic spot in the local region.
A girl in Guangzhou, South China's Guangdong Province, who died at 13, donated her organs under permission from her parents to seven other minors. The story has moved many people in China to tears.
A man who was found to have stepped onto ruins of the Yuanmingyuan (Old Summer Palace) in Haidian district, Beijing, was detained by local police for his act of damaging cultural relics.