Offbeat snippets from various sources…
 Chinese man cut in half, walks again.
 Mega jump rope world record in China.
 A complete one day guide to Shanghai EXPO.
 Japan’s Baobab tree flavoured Pepsi (pic).
 A Japanese business group has vowed to put a humanoid robot on the moon by 2015.
 Ed Wang has become the first Chinese-American to be drafted into the NFL.
 German man ‘marries’ his dying cat.
 Spectacular footage of Iceland’s volcanic crater.