A male-female imbalance of 70 million has upset big parts of society in the two countries, and the problem probably won’t improve for a long time.
A little-known pension scheme in the City of Angels lets public safety workers double-dip at the taxpayers' expense.
An Australian train company has employed grim humor in a sing-a-long a public service video warning against behaving carelessly in the presence of piranhas, unrefrigerated food and trains.
New Mexico's transportation department has installed 500 talking deodorizers in urinals around the state in an effort to curb drunk driving. The motion-activated device plays a recorded message that encourages the captive listener to phone a friend or a cab if he has "had one too many."