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Sand in the south

A little girl mimics the pose of Catwoman at the international sand sculpture exhibition in Nanning, South China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region on Tuesday. Photo: cnsphoto
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/8 17:33:42

Snow in the north

Students pose in front of their sculpture at the 12th International Collegiate Snow Sculpture Contest, which concluded on Tuesday in Harbin, Northeast China's Heilongjiang Province. Photo: cnsphoto
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/8 17:33:40

University student studies perfect roast lamb to win her man

A female student of Peking University used her academic training and five legs of lamb to figure out the best recipe that helped her win the heart of her dream lover.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/8 17:28:41

Can an ice sculpture portend students' failure on theory of probability exam?

Students at a university in Taiyuan, North China's Shanxi Province are being teased for predetermining the chances of success on an upcoming examine on the theory of probability.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/8 17:28:40

Firefighters vie for funniest video

Firefighters around China seem to be competing to post the funniest video of their team leaping into action the very second they are called to duty, no matter what they happen to be doing at the moment.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/8 17:23:41

Underwater beauty

A human mermaid greets visitors to China's first aquarium to feature fish from the Mekong River basin which opened on Monday in Xishuangbanna, Southwest China's Yunnan Province.Photo: cnsphoto
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/7 18:48:40

Giant van Gogh

An art installation featuring life-sized renderings of paintings by Vincent van Gogh draws visitors to a shopping mall in East China's Shanghai Municipality on Sunday. Photo: cnsphoto
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/7 18:43:43

Grandmother dangles grandson from balcony to save her cat

A grandmother, who tied a rope around her 7-year-old grandson and lowered him onto a fourth floor balcony to save her cat in Nanchong, Southwest China's Sichuan Province, got a blast of criticism from netizens and local police on Sunday afternoon.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/7 18:43:41

Near-extinct trees found by river

Two trees of a critically endangered species have been discovered in Central China's Hunan Province, bringing their known total number to just six.
Source: Pear Video | 2020/1/7 18:38:42

Heated talks after cigarette butt floats in hot pot

A man who found a cigarette butt floating in his hot pot at a well-known restaurant asked for some unusual recompense; he asked for a payment of just one yuan ($0.14) but also demanded the shop close for a week.
Source: Pear Video | 2020/1/7 18:38:40

Woman attempts to frame another, ends up in jail

Sex, drugs, money and over ambition were revealed in a criminal case involving two women who wanted the same job and an accomplice who is said to be a male prostitute.
Source: The Beijing News | 2020/1/7 15:38:40

Snuggling mallards

A male duck (right) seems to snuggle with a potential mate in a stream in Altay city, Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region on Sunday. Photo: cnsphoto
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/6 18:03:41

A new year on the way

An exhibition featuring busy and musical mice is on display at the Nanjing Museum in East China's Jiangsu Province. The Year of the Mouse begins on Chinese New Year's day, which falls on January 25 this year. Photo: cnsphoto
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/6 18:03:40

New leather coat rips like paper

The buyer of a leather coat that was so thin and crisp that it could be ripped like a piece of paper, finally got a refund of 1,500 yuan ($215) and 500 yuan in compensation.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/6 17:58:40

Traveler puts himself through X-ray security check machine

A passenger catching a train at Beijing West Railway Station took a strange shortcut at the security check; he crawled onto the conveyor belt of the X-ray machine rather than take off his heavy coat and empty his pockets.
Source: CCTV | 2020/1/6 17:53:41

To stop theft of hot water, company threatens to add poop

To stop residents from tapping into a hot-water heating system to wash their feet, a company in Northeast China threated to pour feces into the system.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/6 17:53:40

Moving this office literally meant moving the giant building, one centimeter per second

The term "snail's pace" took on a new meaning in East China after it took 76 hours to move an object millions of times larger than a snail for 25 meters.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/5 18:03:39

Monkeys get help, thrive in snow

China's cute, snub-nosed Golden Monkeys continue to thrive despite snowy weather that has blanketed their habitat in Central China's Hubei Province.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/5 17:48:40