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Updated: 2013-05-20 07:22
Highlights from chinadaily.com.cn
Photo: Rock climber Jean-Michel Casanova from France scales the 172-meter tall metal elevator frame in Zhangjiajie, a scenic spot in Hunan province, on Saturday. Casanova scaled the structure in 68 minutes equipped with only hiking shoes and a waist pack containing climbing chalk. The structure is the highest outdoor sightseeing elevator in the world.
Bilingual: A man from Georgia, USA, claims to have stumbled upon a 70-year-old copy of the official recipe for Coca-Cola, and he's selling it on eBay for $5 million. The man, Cliff Kluge from Atlanta, says he discovered the recipe inside a box of letters and papers they recently purchased from an estate sale. Coca-Cola maintains that the secret recipe for the world's best-selling soft drink is still safely ensconced at the World of Coca-Cola in Atlanta.
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News talk: A giant QR code is displayed at a construction site owned by developer Vanke in Hefei, Anhui province. The 6,400-square-meter QR code, made by grass and gravel, can be scanned by mobile phones.
(China Daily 05/20/2013 page2)