“More than 2,000 people ventured to the remote backwaters of central Finland recently for the 20th annual Swamp Soccer World Championships. If you and your spouse want to compete in the Wife Carrying World Championships, you must come to Finland. The Mobile Phone Throwing World Championships? Finland. The World Berry Picking Championship and the Air Guitar World Championships? Finland and Finland.” From the NYT: Finland Has
a Sports Screw Loose

+ Because there’s nothing left to believe in, a study suggests that the rule that patients must finish an antibiotics course is wrong.

+ Blowing out birthday candles increases cake bacteria by 1,400 percent.