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Staring contests give gazing a competitive edge

[2015-10-13 11:40]

In today’s trending, staring contests come to Nanjing, customers complain about crabs weighted with 31 meters of string, a former teacher turned meth lab mastermind is nabbed and a nearsighted college student develops an app that lets smartphone users listen to Internet content.

Girl who quit her job to travel the world

[2015-10-13 13:46]

Chen Sitong is a travelling fanatic who quit her job in 2014. Relying on part-time jobs, the post-80s girl completed her eight-month tour of the world.

When pups catch up to hip-hop style

[2015-10-13 10:51]

The adorable pups sporting 80s and 90s hip-hop outfits are part of a project by Australian company The Dog Photographers.

Yoga enthusiasts in harmony with nature

[2015-10-13 07:48]

A group of yoga enthusiasts practice at a park in Shiyan, Hubei province, on Oct 11.

Asia's top 10 richest families

[2015-10-13 07:16]

Forbes magazine released its latest list of Asia's 50 richest families from 10 Asian countries last week. South Korea's Lee (Byung-Chull) family, owner of Samsung, emerged as the richest family with a net worth $26.6 billion.

Musical selfie

[2015-10-12 22:22]

Cuban pianist and Grammy winner Chucho Valdes, Chinese pianist Lang Lang and American conductor and violinist Marin Alsop pose for a selfie after a concert at the Cathedral Square in Havana, Cuba, on Oct 9.

Chinese spending spree drives Japanese economy

[2015-10-12 13:26]

The spending spree by Chinese tourists have boosted the Japanese economy by around 0.1%, a 20-year high.

Chasing time: Man amasses large watch collection

[2015-10-12 11:46]

In today's trending, a man has over 400 watches in his collection, a passenger's attempt to bring a knife on board an airplane backfires, a woman with very long hair hopes to break a Guinness World Record and villagers enlist aerial drones to battle snails destroying their crops.

Palace Museum's western part opens for first time in 90 years

[2015-10-12 07:56]

Tourists visit a newly opened area that runs from the Meridian Gate to the Donghua Gate inside the Palace Museum in Beijing that.

Vivid sand sculptures attract visitors in Hunan

[2015-10-12 10:19]

Twenty-six sand sculptures featuring cartoon characters, mythological figures, and architectural models are on display in Changde city, Hunan province, Oct 10, 2015.

One killed in Northern Arizona University shooting

[2015-10-10 09:49]

An 18-year-old student killed one peer and wounded three others when he opened fire during a confrontation on the Northern Arizona University campus early on Friday.

Students join outdoor courses in countryside

[2015-10-10 10:26]

Outdoor courses are offered in the countryside by schools of the district as a teaching reform achievement.

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