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Stuck at a crosswalk in Germany? Play Pong with your friend or neighbor across the street

Calling all social interaction AND video game geeks — a traffic light in Germany lets you play Pong with a friend while you wait to cross the street. As you can see in the video below, the premise is simple — wait for the light to switch to red and the game begins!

A Belgian B&B fit for a rogue’s gallery of guests

This week Ariel and I fawned over a little trojan horse-style B&B somewhere in Belgium. It looks like it’s the mobile home of a band of mysterious, roguish, magical minstrels. I look at its starry night bedroom and twisted-wood lounges and sigh.

Would you like a tiny German camping headquarters that can also hit the water?

I’ve never really gotten the fascination with amphibious cars. Even James Bond doesn’t need a boat he can drive onto land! But today, I get it. I had to change my mind after meeting this tiny amphibious camper — it’s like something from a dream!