Mountain lion wanders into city center, is killed

2012-06-01 16:55:29

A mountain lion ventured into the center of a crowded Southern California city on Tuesday, and was shot and killed when authorities had trouble corralling the animal .

Brazil burns mystery panties found in Congress

2012-06-01 16:55:29

A pair of women's underwear that fell out of a Brazilian legislator's briefcase on the floor of Congress two weeks ago has been incinerated.

Fake silicon bellies are pregnant with possibility

2012-05-29 07:48:05

It must have been a very fertile business mind that came up with the idea of selling fake silicon bellies to make the wearers appear pregnant.

Woman paralyzed by pet parasites

2012-03-22 13:12:31

A woman has been left paralyzed after parasites from infected pets eroded her bones.

Loner pesters police with calls for arrest

2012-03-22 08:13:52

A man in Chongqing called the police hotline 110 repeatedly over the past eight months to report false cases because he wanted to be arrested.

Premarital chastity backer seeks love

2012-03-21 16:40:54

Tu Shiyou, a 38-year-old single woman who runs Preserve Virginity, a website dedicated to promoting virginity before marriage, posted a personal ad on Sina Weibo seeking a husband.

10,000 yuan fine for unpaid Internet fees

2012-03-21 07:57:29

A man has complained to the consumer rights protection committee of Sichuan province that he was charged more than 10,000 yuan ($1,580) by a telecom operator for 240 yuan of fees he owed six years ago.

Girl makes poem calenda for lover

2012-02-13 15:03:49

Xiao Xue has prepared a special gift for her boyfriend: She wrote poems about the 12 most touching moments in their relationship, for a calendar, one poem for each month.

Dolls modeled real-life couple to surprise girlfriend

2012-02-13 14:59:10

A man surnamed Zhou, who works for a real estate company in Weihai, Shandong province, went into a gift shop on Feb 8 and ordered a unique gift for his girlfriend: a pair of dolls.

Couples want matching plastic surgery

2012-02-13 14:58:32

A couple in Chengdu have consulted a cosmetic hospital for plastic surgery because they want look more alike, Chengdu Evening News reports.

Love story, canine edition

2012-02-13 14:33:06

And this just in, in time for Valentine's Day: a Beijing man and his dog have been re-united after an absence of seven years.

Top Paris store drops carols for rock n roll X-mas

2011-11-14 10:59:38

Live rock and roll is replacing recorded Christmas carols in the windows of Galeries Lafayette as the Parisian department store seeks to drum up curiosity, and client numbers, for this year's gift-buying season.