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/ Feb 14, 2018

Chinese woman follows handbag into X-ray scanner

A woman in southern China was so attached to her handbag that she crawled into an X-ray security scanner rather than let it out of her sight. A video showing the woman's silhouette as she passed through the X-ray machine at a railway station Sunday ...

Chinese university mocked over 'toilet building'

/ Sep 27, 2017

Chinese university mocked over 'toilet building'

China has another entry when it comes to buildings that look suspiciously like something else: a 12-story university block strongly resembling a giant toilet. Architects have had a field day in China in recent years with a number of outlandish designs springing up across the ...

Koala survives trip in wheel well

/ Sep 17, 2017

Koala survives trip in wheel well

For a stowaway who made a 10-mile (16-kilometer) journey squeezed in the wheel well, a koala was lucky to escape with just scratches. The driver of the four-wheel vehicle was unaware of the extra passenger until they arrived at their destination in the outskirts of ...

Filipino wins first Elvis in Asia contest

/ Aug 20, 2017

Filipino wins first Elvis in Asia contest

More than 20 Elvis Presley impersonators shimmied, gyrated and belted out classics like "Jailhouse Rock" in Manila on Saturday at the first Elvis in Asia contest. The King of Rock 'n' Roll died 40 years ago last week and contest organizers said they aimed to ...