In the past we have brought you stories of people falling off cliffs, and walking into canals while talking on their cell phones, but today we present a young man who set out to rob a bank, announced his intention to the teller, but became so absorbed in a call that he was easily disarmed.
A woman was run over, dragged and pinned by an SUV at a busy intersection while riding her bike to work in Ningbo, Zhejiang province, China. Shown here is the accident and the victim’s rescue moments later by passersby. The woman’s upper body was pinned, and witnesses said she was screaming loudly.
The family of a seriously ill man in China’s Shaanxi province may face legal action after using an ambulance under false pretenses — all because his wife forgot the password to their bank account.
In August we brought you the tragic story of an assault in China on a boy called “Binbin,” who was found with his eyes gouged out and would never see again. Now a Hong Kong vision specialist has offered him electronic eyes that could eventually partially restore his vision, all this at no cost to the family.
From our friends at The Daily Dot: It took a little more than a week for China to make its first arrest under a controversial new law against “online rumors,” which criminalizes popular online posts—those by more than 5,000 people or reblogged more than 500 times—that start or spread false information.
It’s questionable whether one can ever really know why a monkey would do such a thing, but it is probably relevant that despite zoo keepers feeding the monkeys three times daily, people often break the rules and bring food for them anyway. That being said, what happened next may not be a total surprise.
Police in Linfen, Shanxi Province, China, are offering a 100,000 yuan ($16,335) reward for information leading to a female suspect who police say gouged out a six-year-old boys eyes, blinding him permanently. They have yet to find a motive in this disturbing case.
Everyone in Dafeng, China, in the eastern province of Jiangsu has a non-stop case of the “willies” after over 1.5 million cockroaches were released from a breading facility into the surrounding area. Officials from the department of disease control are still trying to figure out how to kill them all.
Self-proclaimed “ghostbuster” Huang Jianjun of Guangzhou in China’s Guangdong Province, was arrested after allegedly performing an exorcism on a young woman’s vagina with his penis. The purported exorcism doesn’t seem to have gone so well for either of them.
A Chinese man detonated a package of black powder he was holding at the Beijing airport Saturday in protest of having been allegedly beaten into a coma by urban militia in Dongguan in 2005. He claims to have been partially paralyzed and confined to a wheelchair ever since. No one else was hurt.