Tag Archives: Recreation

13Jul/15

French company designs face-to-face airplane seating plan

France (Next Media) – A French manufacturer of aircraft passenger seats has filed a patent for a new seating design that would increase cabin capacity by having passengers face each other.
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06Jul/15

Wife carrying world championships held in Finland

SONKAJÄRVI, FINLAND (REUTERS) – For brides who want to relive the joy of being carried over the threshold on their wedding night, they can!

The 20th annual Wife Carrying World Championship in central Finland featured 60 couples from 14 countries, drawing more than 8,000 spectators.
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14Mar/15

Mattel’s internet-connected Barbie doll alarms privacy advocates

(Next Media Online) – Toymaker, Mattel Inc., has announced an internet connected Barbie doll which features interactive conversation with its user. However, privacy advocates fear the doll’s cloud-based technology exposes children to eavesdropping by Mattel, or anyone with access to the company’s servers.
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