Man arrested with a belly full of diamonds

2012-11-16 09:47:45

South African police have arrested a 25-year-old man suspected of attempting to smuggle 220 diamonds out of the country in his digestive tract through Johannesburg's main airport.

Baby girl has surgery to remove tail

2012-10-30 16:42:03

A four-month-old girl received surgery to remove her 6-centimeter tail at a hospital in Guangzhou, Guangdong province, earlier this month.

Summer babies less likely to be CEOs

2012-10-24 15:38:05

The date of birth may affect one's chance to climb up to the topmost corporate position in future career, a Canadian study shows.

Eat chocolate, win the Nobel Prize?

2012-10-11 10:25:19

The higher a country's chocolate consumption, the more Nobel laureates it spawns per capita, according to findings released in a New England journal.

Turkish divers 'rescue' blow-up sex doll

2012-09-24 15:53:05

Turkish rescue workers retrieved an inflatable sex doll from the Black Sea.

Authorities working on early warning system

2012-09-03 01:40:00

Meteorological authorities across China have been cooperating with telecommunication companies to send early warnings of meteorological disasters.

Search for sex on police college website

2012-08-22 21:34:28

A college in East China has closed the online system on its website following the appearance of numerous messages seeking prostitutes.

Eagle attacks villagers in revenge

2012-08-14 20:41:06

Two villagers in Muling county, Heilongjiang province, were attacked by a golden eagle several times within two years after they ate a young golden eagle.

UK man tries to swim from France to US

2012-07-31 16:28:57

A 34-year-old, unnamed London man was apparently so gripped by Olympic fever that he decided to swim from Biarritz, France to New York.

Musicians use body as instrument

2012-07-23 10:12:53

Peter Kirn makes music with an unusual instrument - his own body. The Kentucky native pinches two electrically charged pennies connected to a laptop via two short green wires.

NY area homeowners turn to 'lawn painting'

2012-07-23 10:12:53

Despite the summer's persistent heat waves, the grass really is greener in some neighborhoods in New York and New Jersey.

Berlin gripped by family feud over sausages

2012-07-16 15:59:23

Call it the battle of the bangers. A family feud over sausage succession rights is adding some spice to Berlin's summer.