Category «ODD»

Bracing dip

Swimmers in Heihe, Northeast China’s Heilongjiang Province, where the temperature dipped to -20 C on Wednesday, defy long-held beliefs that feeling cold will result in getting sick with a cold virus. Photo: IC  

Wedding photoshoot blocks traffic

The couple lies in the middle of the street to take their wedding photos. Photo: screenshot of video posted by Knews Eschewing the traditional romantic seaside or flowery background, a couple in Central China took their wedding photos in the middle of zebra crossing of a busy intersection before being chased away by the traffic …

Counselor helps hundreds of mistresses a year

Photo: IC Wang Zhenxi is an extremely busy support therapist who says she counsels more than 800 mistresses a year and even helps them find true, monogamous love. Wang says she uses four mobile phones to take calls from women seeking her help. “I meet clients 330 days a year,” said Wang in a seven-minute …

Woman compensated for dentist’s errors

Photo: IC A series of unfortunate and uncomfortable events involving a woman’s entry and exit points for food resulted in her getting 12,000 yuan ($1,703) in compensation from her dentist.  The woman in Northeast China said she had botched dental surgery which caused her extreme case of hemorrhoids, for which she had surgery four years …

Obama aides allegedly left nasty note

US President Donald Trump(L, front) and former US President Barack Obama. (Xinhua/Yin Bogu) President Donald Trump’s spokeswoman claimed Tuesday that Barack Obama staffers left behind catty notes in White House offices for the incoming administration, telling them “you will fail.” Press secretary Stephanie Grisham’s comment, first made to a CNN reporter, prompted swift denials from …

Polish bears face grizzly wake-up during noisy New Year party

Let sleeping bears lie? Not in Poland this New Year’s Eve, where a row is brewing over the decision to relocate an annual televised event with fireworks and partying to the slopes of the country’s main ski resort. By Tuesday more than 27,000 people had signed a petition organized by a local newspaper, which broke …

Cool rider

A poodle wearing sunglasses and a scarf is ready for a bike ride with its owner in Harbin, Northeast China’s Heilongjiang Province where the high temperature on Wednesday was minus 5 C. Photo: IC