There’s a chance that Paris is facing a severe baguette shortage. Or maybe the French are just less interested in consuming bread. Either way, it’s an interesting look at the impact of the labor laws.

+ The world’s oldest message in a bottle has been found.

+ “His journey took him from Santa Monica, California, to Port Clyde, Maine, and he did it in 99 days, all by foot.” Last week, Barclay Oudersluys completed a 3,200 mile Forrest Gump-inspired run. (Big deal. I just completed a two-week European vacation with my kids.)