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The Georgia Dome was imploded with nearly 5,000 pounds (2,268 kilograms) of explosives in downtown Atlanta on Monday. It was one of the United States’ largest domed stadiums, and the venue for lots of big events. It is being replaced by the 1.6-billion-US dollar Mercedes-Benz Stadium next door.
2017-11-20 23:12 GMT+8
Two villagers encountered a Siberian tiger alongside a forest road on Sunday afternoon in northeast China's Heilongjiang Province.
2017-11-20 22:58 GMT+8
Archaeologists in central China's Henan Province have excavated a 2,400-year-old pit containing horses and chariots beside a tomb possibly belonging to a lord. The No. 3 Horse and Chariot Pit is one of a cluster of tombs belonging to noble families of the Zheng State, a vassal state during the Spring and Autumn (770-476 B.C.) and Warring States (475-221 B.C.) period, near the city of Xinzheng. Since February, four chariots and 90 horse skeletons have been unearthed from the pit, the largest of the three within the cluster that have been excavated so far.
2017-11-20 22:47 GMT+8
A huge box girder bridge was docked with extreme precision in east China's Jiangxi Province on Monday morning. Hugang Bridge will play a key role in China's future transportation. Two separate girder segments, each weighing 5,500 tonnes, were linked up, marking the closing of the 177.5-meter-long bridge. The margin of error in the mammoth project was kept within two millimeters. The bridge is part of the railway between Jiangxi's Nanchang and Ganzhou, and the construction is scheduled to be completed by 2019.
2017-11-20 22:16 GMT+8
In Fuzhou, southeast China's Fujian Province, olive juice is a much sought-after refreshment. Ganlanzhi (橄榄汁) – literally, olive juice – is cloudy and light yellowish-green in color, however it is not made of olives, despite the name of the beverage and the uncanny resemblance between the fruit and Italian green olives. Grown there since the Tang Dynasty (618-907), it was even approved as a trademark with geographic indication by China in 2010.
2017-11-20 22:00 GMT+8
An Indian man was completely swarmed by a pack of hungry monkeys as he fed them bread. The scene was captured by stunned onlookers when Krishna Kumar Mishra, a 79-year-old hermit, brought a bag full of bread and offered to the primates. The spiritual leader, from Raibareli in Uttar Pradesh in northern India, has been feeding monkeys for four decades.
2017-11-20 21:36 GMT+8
The star-studded, super-hyped Victoria's Secret lingerie show hits the catwalk in Shanghai on Monday night, the first time the US brand is holding its self-described "sexiest show on earth" outside the United States or Europe.
2017-11-20 21:26 GMT+8
At the China Hi-Tech Fair (CHTF), new materials featuring impressive functions drew lots of attention. A mobile phone that was immersed in water was able to work normally due to a new type of nano-protective solution that makes electronic products resistant to water, moisture and corrosive substances. This solution will give electronic products an extended service life of at least three to five years.
2017-11-20 21:02 GMT+8
Man went up against machine in races between driverless cars and human-piloted ones at the Pangyo Autonomous Motor Show south of Seoul from November 16 to 18. The "Zero Shuttle”, South Korea's first commercial unmanned vehicle, was also unveiled at the event. The 12-passenger autonomous vehicle will begin test runs in Gyeonggi province in December.
2017-11-20 18:51 GMT+8
A group of supporters of Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta danced and sang outside the Supreme Court on Monday, following the verdict to uphold October's re-election results. It was the first time a court in Africa had overturned a presidential election.
2017-11-20 18:08 GMT+8
Sansha, China’s southernmost and youngest prefecture-level city located in Hainan Province, has changed from deserted and isolated islands into a livable new city, and is now considered China’s "Maldives.”
2017-11-20 15:17 GMT+8
What does sheep herding look like from above? Here’s the drone footage, taken by curious farmers, showing hundreds of sheep moving from field to field.
2017-11-20 15:01 GMT+8
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