- Bruges, Belgium is a big spot for tourists. It’s also a big spot for beer. The problem is the beer trucks take up a lot of space and make a lot of noise on those streets where the tourists walk. Solution: a brewery is installing a pipeline underground to take beer from the bottling plant to the city’s streets.
- Mark Zuckerberg takes the “go big or go home” approach when making his New Year’s Resolution. This year’s goal is to set up a worldwide book club. People are already going nuts and his first chosen book is selling out. I’m just happy it’s getting more people to read.
- In a historic election, India has elected its first transgender mayor.
- In the protests following Trayvon Martin’s death, people wore hoodies to show their solidarity with the Martin family since that’s what Martin was wearing when he was shot. A bill has now been introduced in Oklahoma City that would [in some cases] ban hoodies that are worn with the hood up. People are up in arms about what this means for their personal freedoms.