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Sinkhole swallows commuters waiting for the bus in China

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A sinkhole suddenly opened under the pavement at a bus stop in Heilongjiang, China and five people fell into it.

China’s Xinhua news on Wednesday posted a tweet with CCTV footage of the pavement giving way, which shows one person visible near the entrance, barely clinging on to an underground cable.

Sinkhole opens near NE China bus stop, 4 people fall in #XinhuaTV pic.twitter.com/X77aAl2ixz

— China Xinhua News (@XHNews)…

Mentally prepare yourself to handle the cuteness of these baby pandas

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Look at these precious baby pandas. No, really. Stop and look at themLook.

Ten adorable newborn panda cubs were presented to the public for the first time on Friday at the China Conservation and Research Center for the Giant Panda (CCRCGP). A total of 21 giant pandas have been born at the center this year so far, which sets a new record Read more…

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Mentally prepare yourself to handle the cuteness of these baby pandas

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Look at these precious baby pandas. No, really. Stop and look at themLook.

Ten adorable newborn panda cubs were presented to the public for the first time on Friday at the China Conservation and Research Center for the Giant Panda (CCRCGP). A total of 21 giant pandas have been born at the center this year so far, which sets a new record Read more…

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Mentally prepare yourself to handle the cuteness of these baby pandas

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Look at these precious baby pandas. No, really. Stop and look at themLook.

Ten adorable newborn panda cubs were presented to the public for the first time on Friday at the China Conservation and Research Center for the Giant Panda (CCRCGP). A total of 21 giant pandas have been born at the center this year so far, which sets a new record Read more…

More about China, List, Photos, Panda, and Cute Animals


Men are flocking to a McDonald’s in Taiwan to ogle a female employee

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An employee at a McDonald’s in Taiwan has recently become the object of the Internet’s increasingly creepy affection, thanks to some candid photos

The female cashier, Wei Han Xu, or Weiwei, possesses a distinctively doll-like appearance. Her unique face prompted customer and blogger RainDog to take photos of her and post them to his blog. In the blog post, he repeatedly refers to her as “Lolita” (perhaps in an effort to reach his more high-brow fans out there)

Nearly 4,000 prisoners are battling California’s wildfires

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California’s fire season is well under way with 14 different blazes, driven by an ongoing drought, burning across the state.

But an unexpected group is on the front lines of firefighting efforts — thousands of California state prisoners.

Nearly 4,000 male inmates are currently battling wildfires across the state, according to California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR). That means they make up about 40% of the nearly 10,000 firefighters deployed to the wildfires…

Nearly 4,000 prisoners are battling California’s wildfires

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California’s fire season is well under way with 14 different blazes, driven by an ongoing drought, burning across the state.

But an unexpected group is on the front lines of firefighting efforts — thousands of California state prisoners.

Nearly 4,000 male inmates are currently battling wildfires across the state, according to California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR). That means they make up about 40% of the nearly 10,000 firefighters deployed to the wildfires…

‘I bleed and I’m proud’: Aussie girls rap against the tampon tax

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Australian women are sick of paying extra just because they get periods, and now they’ve got the song to prove it.

When the Goods and Services Tax (GST) was introduced in Australia in 2000, items like tampons and sanitary pads were hit with a 10% price hike after they were deemed “non-essential” products by the government.

Calls to end the so-called “tampon tax” have been gaining momentum in recent months. First, university student Subeta Vimalarajah created a petition, “stop taxing my…

Target rejects gender labels for toy sections after consumer outcry

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Target is abandoning a practice that it believes sends the wrong message to its customers — and some of them are threatening to stop shopping at the retail chain as a result.

In a blog post published Friday, the retailer announced that it will stop suggesting some products based on a shopper’s gender in sections like toys, entertainment and home.

The company said that while the distinction might make sense for…

Get your bouncing baby bundle of ‘Battleborn’ early next year

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Battleborn, Gearbox Software’s weird, cartoonish first-person shooter, is coming on Feb. 9, 2016.

Created by the team behind the