A Tale Of Two Countries of the Day

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A Tale Of Two Countries of the Day: Redditor hayzen77 recently traveled from Australia to China and snapped these "before and after" shots following takeoff and prior to landing.

Surge72 correctly notes that these two photos were taken at varying altitudes, "thereby increasing the contrast between the two photos." Still, as

Faith In Humanity of the Day

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Faith In Humanity of the Day: Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, who was illegally detained for nearly three months, was recently given 15 days to pay off a $2.4 million dollar fine for tax evasion -- the crime he was forced to plead guilty to in order to be released from jail

About Doggone Time of the Day

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About Doggone Time of the Day: Next time your mom tells you the Internet is pointless, show her this: Chinese media is reporting that a 600-year-old dog-eating carnival in Qianxi Township, Jinhua City, has been shut down for good after public outrage "voiced on the Internet" led officials to reconsider the festival's merits.

The cruel nature of the annual event, which involves slaught

Zebra Hybrid of the Day

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Zebra Hybrid of the Day: The Xiamen Haicang Safari Park in southeast China announced this week that an extremely rare donkey sire/zebra dam cross -- commonly referred to as a "donkra" -- was born into its care on Sunday.

While donkras are by far the rarest of the zebroids -- this is only the fourth reported case worldwide -- the zoo certainly increased the odds

BAMF of the Day

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BAMF of the Day: A 31-year-old woman identified by Chinese state media as Wu Juping is credited with catching a two-year-old girl who fell from her family's 10th-floor apartment.

Niu Niu, who was alone in the apartment after her grandmother left her unattended to run an errand, reportedly climbed onto the apartment window, where she dangled for several minutes.

Spotting the imperiled toddl

World's Longest Over-Water Bridge of the Day

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World's Longest Over-Water Bridge of the Day: Succeeding the 24-mile-long Lake Pontchartrain Causeway as the world's longest bridge over open water, China's Jiaozhou Bay bridge, which opened today after four years of construction, clocks in at a reststop-demanding 26.3 miles.

The

Photo of the Day

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Photo of the Day: When her fiance abruptly called off their wedding to marry someone else, Li-Wan -- still in her wedding dress -- climbed onto the window ledge of a building in Changchun, China, and jumped off.

Luckily, a local care worker named Guo Zhongfan managed to grab hold of the distressed damsel's neck at the very last moment, thereby saving her lif