Category: Asia

Chinese Maternity Hospital Lets Expecting Dads Experience Labor Pains


When a recent study revealed that expectant mothers want more empathy from their spouses, the executives at Aima maternity hospital in eastern China came up with a wonderful idea – ‘Pain Experience Camp’. The camp offers fathers-to-be the chance to

Lack of Building Space Inspires Chinese School to Build Running Track on Its Roof


An elementary school in Tiantai, in China’s Zhejiang Province, has a 200-meter running track built on its roof. It’s a strange place to have children running, but the school’s authorities didn’t have much of a choice. There wasn’t any construction

Woman Commits Suicide By Jumping Into A Pond With 1000 Crocodiles


A woman was eaten alive by hungry crocodiles after she jumped into their enclosure at a zoo in Bangkok. Wanpen Inyai, 65, apparently committed suicide by throwing herself in to the midst of 1,000 crocodiles at Samut Prakarn Crocodile Farm

The Most Remarkable Newspaper in the World Is Written by a Bunch of Indian Street Kids


‘Balaknama’, or ‘Children’s Voice’, is a quarterly publication that’s completely written and run by children living in New Delhi’s slums. With a readership in the tens of thousands, the newspaper is being hailed as one of the most impressive in

Seven men given death sentences


Seven Afghan men have been sentenced to death following a gang rape case that has sparked national outrage. The men were found guilty of attacking four women who were returning to Kabul after a wedding in August. Only five of