State Fair Vendors Innovate to Survive (WSJ). As long as it is deep fried and involves a stick.
Thrifty Tourists finds that British Airways’ payment processor blocks award tickets to certain destinations deemed high fraud, including Pakistan. I have been weighing a Pakistan trip for some time.
What airline flies to the most countries? It just added Nepal and is the only airline with 100+ countries served. See the top 10 (Gunnar Garfors).
Do You Shave Your Underarms Too? (Wandering Earl). Interesting argument for guys sick of sweating out their shirts.
I enjoy Trader Joe’s, so too, apparently do many Canadians. One entrepreneur who set up a store dedicated to bring Trader Joe’s products to Canada with a store called Pirates Joe’s is in an increasing battle with the retailer and now calls himself Irate Joe’s (Personal Finance Digest).
The Best-Selling Booze in the World… tastes like cleaning solvent. Thanks, Korea (Slate). It does go down smooth.
Lingering in South Korea, Mom Wants You Married? So Does the State (NYT).
China’s last armed village (Reuters).
Saudi Arabia’s War on Witchcraft (The Atlantic).