The concept of lunch hour dance parties is taking hold around the world, with office workers breaking free from the chains that bind them to their desks for sweaty, 60-minute dance-offs in the middle of the day.
Pizza restaurant chains are turning up the heat when it comes to innovative marketing campaigns, with the latest pitch out of Domino’s selling DVD discs that emerge out of the player smelling like pizza.
A hard-partying village postman on the Italian island of Sardinia was too "lazy" to deliver post in the morning and instead hoarded some 400 kilos (882 pounds) of it in his home, local residents and the police said.
Calling the airplane the final bastion for the old-fashioned paperback novel, Aussie airline Qantas is launching a series of specially written books that can be read from start to finish within the duration of the flight.
Adventurous travelers interested in branching out may want to consider looking beyond the standard hotel room and gazing further afield at an increasingly popular kind of accommodation: treehouse hotels.