They were separated by just a few hundred kilometres and 48 hours. Yet the crowds at Chanel's show in Paris, France, and Nike's show in Barcelona, Spain, earlier this year seemed beamed down from galaxies light years apart.
Microwave popcorn makers could face a long and difficult task ridding their snacks of trans fats, if a US Food and Drug Administration proposal to ban the additives goes into effect. Just ask Orville Redenbacher.
A somewhat more restrained prosecutor Gerrie Nel continued to probe Oscar Pistorius's forensic expert Roger Dixon on the 25th day of the Blade Runner's trial for the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.