A video of two chimpanzees in a Chinese wildlife park that suggests they have a "superpower" - the ability to read a newspaper - has gone viral on social media.
An art teacher in North China's Shanxi Province is turning heavy pieces of broken machinery into busts of China's 12 zodiac animals for the upcoming Chinese New Year, which falls on January 25 this year.
To protect students' eyesight and get them to sit up straight in class, a junior high school teacher in Fushun, Northeast China's Liaoning Province balances a long dowel across the heads of two students with a bunch of bananas tied to the middle of the stick.
For all the talk of robots and drones taking over the delivery of packages, a courier in Dandong, Northeast China's Liaoning Province is way ahead of the game.
Lonely, isolated PLA soldiers stationed at a small border post high up a mountain in a county in Southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region have adopted a puppy and a cat to keep them company.
A groom who had studied abroad for three years, struggled to pass an overly-complicated, fake English listening test before being allowed to collect his bride on their wedding day, in South China's Guangdong Province.
A grandmother, who tied a rope around her 7-year-old grandson and lowered him onto a fourth floor balcony to save her cat in Nanchong, Southwest China's Sichuan Province, got a blast of criticism from netizens and local police on Sunday afternoon.
Months of painstaking work go into one of Yan Hong's fabulous tiaras that are made of recyclable materials, leading the young artist to be invited to speak at the UK's Oxford University.
The term "snail's pace" took on a new meaning in East China after it took 76 hours to move an object millions of times larger than a snail for 25 meters.
Police of Guiyang, Southwest China's Guizhou Province were called to an apartment block after a resident's window greeting that was supposed to welcome the 2020 new year seemed to signal "SOS" after the last number fell off and the numerals appeared backwards from the outside.
A 62-year-old woman gave birth to a boy in Xiangtan, Central China's Hunan province, Friday, wowing the internet community once again after a 67-year-old gave birth to a girl in Zaozhuang, East China's Shandong province, in October.
Driven by the desire for more comfortable noontime snoozes in their classroom, two primary school students from South China have invented a desk that can easily transform into a deck chair recliner.
Fine wisps of translucent clouds drifting across East China's Xihai Grand Canyon were captured in a 14-second video shot from a sightseeing train that has received 19 million views on social media.
Five university students studying biology in East China's Anhui Province, spent months learning how to use living fungi as a medium for their works of art that depict traditional Chinese landscapes, some of which feature the expanse of the Great Wall.
A middle school student in Shanghai appears to have hit the jackpot after inventing a new plastic garbage bag that is helping city residents deal with strict waste disposal rules.
China's much-loved "father of hybrid rice" Yuan Longping, who is now 90 years old, has been getting his hair trimmed at the same single-chair barbershop in Changsha, Central China's Hunan Province for the last 16 years.
Firefighters are often called to help someone in an unusual predicament and now they have a new tool invented by one of their own that will safely and quickly cut a small object stuck on a person's body, such an imbedded wedding ring.
A firefighter who thought he was alone in the yard of his fire station doing his regular exercises, could never have imaged he actually had an audience of 4.6 million, after a surreptitiously-shot video of his routine went viral on social media.
Archaeologists in Southwest China's Sichuan province said Monday they had found a jar of rice and unbroken eggs that date back more than 500 years.
Both are black and white and thrive in the cold: One is a bird and has feathers, the other a bear with a heavy coat of fur.
A curious chimpanzee at a zoo in Southwest China's Chongqing Municipality seems to have learned to wash clothes with a bar of soap and a scrub brush after watching a zoo keeper do her laundry.
On the first day of the last month of the decade, adult Chinese netizens were asked to recall what they imagined 2020 would be like when they were children.
A research institute in East China has developed a rejuvenating facial mask made from celery and is developing others in vegetable series of facial masks.
Photos of a 1,400-year-old ginkgo tree went viral on overseas social media Monday after netizens expressed admiration for its golden color and huge size.
A firefighter in Southwest China spent three years using his team's old equipment to build a variety of firefighting figures.
Two schoolboys from Central China were recently seen doing their homework outside while sitting on stone stairs a few meters from a road.
An international team led by Chinese scientists has discovered a new specimen of a tiny raptor in a 100-million-year-old amber from north Myanmar.
During Sunday's marathon runners could forego the traditional energy bar and fuel up on famous Sichuan snacks such as wonton, Dandan noodles and Tianshui noodles, spicy meat pie and fried rice balls.
Ever dreaming of raising a pet panda? A café in Chengdu, Southwest China's Sichuan Province, is promoting the next best thing - sort of. It is offering to dye your pet dog's fur with classic black and white marking of a panda for only 1,500 yuan ($212).
The worldwide war on plastic has been given a massive boost with a supermarket in northern Thailand substituting plastic packaging with banana leaves.