Wednesday, August 21, 2013
People with a poor aim are to be fined if they miss their mark when using public toilets in a Chinese city, officials said — provoking online derision over how the rule will be enforced.
Monday, August 19, 2013
There's nothing trashy about Gregory Kloehn's Brooklyn pied-a-terre: a live-in dumpster that sleeps two with ease, hosts impromptu barbecue parties and sports its own sundeck.
Saturday, August 17, 2013
“When I was 15 I didn't wear lederhosen, it just wasn't cool,” says Markus, 26, resplendent in his traditional Alpine leather shorts. “But now almost all young people have them.”
A Toronto area mechanic who posted a Twitter message seeking marijuana to alleviate boredom at work this week got an unexpected reply — from police with an apparent sense of humor.
After disappointment over the malfunctioning website of “The Color Run,” “Attack on Flour” was hatched by Marc, a 35-year-old Internet designer.
Thursday, August 15, 2013
Chicago's bustling O'Hare airport has hired a new crew to keep the grass cut: a herd of goats, sheep, donkeys and llamas. Yes, llamas.
Tuesday, August 13, 2013
Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg revealed Sunday that he has gone undercover as a taxi driver for an afternoon, in a bid to find out voters' real concerns.
Monday, August 12, 2013
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has reinstated the imperial name of a train station outside Saint Petersburg that is used by tens of thousands of tourists visiting the former palaces of the tsars, state media said Sunday.
Over 50 colorfully decorated longboards hang in the Lassrollen skateboard shop in Berlin's Friedrichshain district. A young female customer is looking for what she describes as a “handy set of wheels” for a trip to France.
Furniture designer Oliver Schuebbe has built up a solid base of customers — a base that is built on garbage.