/ 26 October 2021

The Beard Olympics, the astrological breakdown of vaccination rates, and Istanbul’s internet-famous street dog

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If we were judging the Beard Olympics, the winner would be the shortest one. But each to their own, and 100 competitors have gathered in Germany to have a hairy go. And while you’re thinking of booking trips, pencil in the Beard Olympics for 2023 in Auckland.

Not to be competitive about these things, but Leos are the best at getting their COVID vaccinations, and Scorpios are at the bottom of the table. Is it a particularly scientific study? Yeah nah…

An internet-famous street dog named Boji catches public transport to do his rounds of Istanbul, sometimes travelling on ferries, trams, buses and trains in a single day. And he travels mask-free, the lucky hound…

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