At the Paralympics Foud Baka finished a 1500-meter race in just 3 minutes and 49.59 seconds in Rio. His time was so good that he would have beaten Matthew Centrowitz Jr. of the U.S. for the Olympic gold medal if he had competed. Other athletes had great showings in the 1500-meter race as with Henry Kirwa of Kenya (3:49.59), silver medalist Tamiru Demisse of Ethiopia (3:48.59) and gold medalist Abdellatif Baka (3:48.29).
People living in the city of Nanning in southern China have had to rat-proof their cars recently because the rat population in the city is growing. The DIY solution to this problem is to create what's being called "a skirt" made out of cloth and bamboo which keeps the rats out.
A Jaguar E-Type 1964 is a terrible thing to waste. When a family in England inherited a house with an old garage they decided to take a look around and that's where they found the classic car. It was later purchased at auction by the Imperial War Museum at Duxford, in December 2016 for somewhere between 35-45 thousand pounds.
Sometimes it's easy to take the things you have for granted, but never forget, that somebody out there has it a lot worse than you do. Danish photographer Joakim Eskildsen spent seven months capturing the reality of 45 million Americans living in poverty and he's seen hard times first hand.
Liang Zifu is 81 years old and he lives with his 77-year-old wife Li Suying. They live a simple life in a cave near Nanchong city in China's Sichuan province. They've lived there for 54 years and they raised four children in the cave.
A cow treading water in Shropshire fell into the river and had to be rescued by Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue. It was a little too much excitement for the cow, but it seemed to be just fine once it made it back to land.
A Pyrenean Mastiff named Lazarus, whose owner is terminally ill, was found trapped in a barn covered in filth. Two groomers from Big Fluffy Dog Rescue helped him get free, and they also cleaned him up after. Now Lazarus is like a whole new dog.
A few months ago the Citizens Advertising Takeover Service started a crowdfunding campaign with the goal of covering Clapham Common tube station in pictures of cats. With 60 ads of cats now displayed at the station it's safe to say that the campaign was a complete success.