World Oddities

Oddities News from across the world.

Unattractive Japanese man reveals secret to dating beautiful women

TAIPEI (The China Post) — A 41-year-old middle-aged man recently became an Internet sensation for his below-average look but impressive skills at dating pretty...

Design lovers delighted by Japanese company ‘peanut-pods’

TAIPEI (The China Post) — A Japanese company known for releasing creative designs for everyday uses has recently taken the Internet by storm with...

Louis Vuitton to sell face shields for NT$29,791

TAIPEI (The China Post) — With face-masks becoming a part of our daily lives during the pandemic, many brands around the world have launched...

Traveling to Japan? This is how to tell if neighborhood is dangerous

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Japan is often lauded as one of the safest countries in the world, even though there are many districts...

German couple become top fashionistas on Instagram

TAIPEI (The China Post) — An elderly couple has become “new age influencers" thanks to their stylish endeavors documented on Instagram. Britt Kanja and Günther...

Japanese man fined NT$2M for returning rental car one year later

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Police in Kyoto Prefecture arrested a 44-year-old man on Saturday for embezzlement of a car he had rented one year...

Japanese man launches stock photo Website filled with muscular men

TAIPEI (The China Post) — A Japanese man recently launched his own stock photo Website, filled with men doing everyday things, with one catch...
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Shenzhen unveils cutest café for animal-lovers

TAIPEI (The China Post) — An animal café makes worlds meet somewhere in Shenzhen, China.  Animal lovers and coffee fanatics wait for hours on end...

US professor accused of using racial slur for saying ‘that’ in Mandarin

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Chinese pronunciation can sometimes be a tricky thing, especially in these difficult times. That's the lesson a professor at...

Japan theater holds ‘text message screening’ amid outbreak

TAIPEI (The China Post) — There are many classic movies that you won't mind viewing several times. It's even better when you can discuss...