October 8th saw the annual North American Wife Carrying Championship where husbands and wives compete in a race for beer and cash. The winning couple receive their combined weight in beer and 6x her weight in cash. [via]
A company has started producing customised pendants featuring topographic locations from Google Maps. Enter a location or postal code into the Fluid Forms website and choose the area you want to make into a pendant. For EUR 330.00, they will convert it into a 25x25x5mm silver pendant.
Fancy swimming in a 38-storey high outdoor pool? This new condominium in in the Bishan district of Singapore is due to be completed in 2015 and features a swimming pool atop the building that spans two towers.