In Philadelphia, a group of runners decided to create a race that retraces the unusual route run by Rocky Balboa in Rocky II. Those runners ended up having to run 31 miles.

+ Want to increase your status at work and elsewhere? It’s easy. Just speak softly and carry a big latte.

+ Bruno Leduc is a litigious dude. He’s filed more than 70 small claims against people and companies. But a Canadian judge finally said enough is enough when Leduc sued the Dominican Republic because it rained during his vacation.

+ In praise of Johnny Garneau. The restaurateur/germaphobe who brought us the buffet sneeze guard.

+ Ron Burgundy is selling a hell of lot of Dodge Durangos.