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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


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

Stalactite latrine

A sculpture park in East China's Shanghai Municipality features stalactites in the washroom, which cost 5 million yuan($706,075) to install. Water for the washbasin pours from the end of each stalactite. Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2019/10/16 16:13:40

Automatic treats

A robotic refreshment stand goes into service at a scenic area of the Confucius Temple in Nanjing, East China's Jiangsu Province. Customers only need to scan a code to place an order, and a robot makes beverages and treats such as tea and ice cream. Photo: VCG
Source: VCG | 2019/10/15 18:28:30

Star museum

A tourist visits a newly-opened museum, which aims to promote astrology and knowledge of the constellations, in Southwest China's Chongqing Municipality on Sunday. Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2019/10/15 18:18:42

Escape attempt

Two panda sculptures in a park, a previous prison in Hefei, East China's Anhui Province, are seen making a prison break and attracting visitors' attention. Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2019/10/14 17:33:40

Dizzying turn

A spiral ramp of a parking lot attached to a shopping mall in Hangzhou, East China's Zhejiang Province, requires drivers to descend six stories before parking. Photo: VCG
Source: VCG | 2019/10/14 17:33:39

Robo handling

Robotic arms play the piano at the 2019 Music China in Shanghai New International Expo Centre, which was held in East China's Shanghai Municipality on Friday. Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2019/10/13 17:38:41

Prehistoric pride

Three entrepreneurs “ride” on the dinosaur toys that represent their companies in a race in a business district in Guangzhou, capital of South China's Guangdong Province on Friday. Photo: VCG
Source: VCG | 2019/10/13 17:38:40

Feline fortune

A special temple is built in Southwest China's Chongqing Municipality, which has 30 sculptures of cartoon cats. Each cat represents a blessing, such as being able to find a lover quickly. Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2019/10/10 16:53:40

Call of nature

An elephant-shaped public toilet opens on a street in Zhengzhou, capital of Central China's Henan Province on Tuesday. The cost of building and running the toilet is over 100,000 yuan($14,022). Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2019/10/10 16:53:40