Meanwhile, In Norway of the Day: "Ice skating and sh*t."
Chinese Fire-In-The-Hole Drill of the Day: This footage from China Central Television claims to show People's Liberation Army trainees playing a game of Extreme Pass the Parcel with live explosives.
It appears likely the video is a fake, but, just to be safe, I'd decline any game night invites from Chinese soldiers if I were you.
Black Bear Misadventure of the Day: A small black bear that somehow found itself inside a dump truck had to be sedated by a BC conservation officer Monday afternoon.
"We were tipping a bin into the dumpster [in downtown Vancouver] and a guy across the street yelled out that a bear just fell out into the dumpster," said MiniBins owner Bret
Afternoon Snack: Members of Moscow's premier hip-hopera company, "Cops On Fire," add some much needed flavor to Burger King Russia's latest marketing campaign.
And by "flavor," I mean fire-breathing chefs, Burger King tattoos, backup ballerinas, and unicorns. Of course.
Life-Saving Beer of the Day: A 52-year-old man stuck in the snow 40 miles outside Nome, Alaska, sustained himself on cans of frozen beer for three days before being rescued by a co-worker and a volunteer firefighter.
Clifton Vial told the Anchorage Daily News that he normally packs a sleeping bag, extra gasoline, and other supplies before heading out, but didn't this time
That'll Do of the Day: Refusing to be defined by his deformity, a boar born without hind legs in China's eastern Anhui Province learned to walk on his front trotters.
"It took lots of time and devotion," said owner Ge Xinping. "But now all villagers love him as it walks like an upside down gymnast."
Everybody Needs A Hobby of the Day: The Miniatur Wunderland model exhibition in Hamburg, Germany, features both the world's largest and most intricate model railway and, since May, the world's largest model airport as well.
Scores of staff members have spent years constructing the expansive miniature sections with a mind-boggling attention to