Japan - A six-month old baby girl in Japan has become something of an international celebrity after her mother posted photos of her sporting a full head of “lush” black hair. 

Imperial, California - Here’s a gift for newlyweds that is truly out of this world: a titanium plaque etched with their names that will orbit the earth in space for a hundred or more years. 

Imperial, California - If you are 18 years of age or older and enjoy taking cozy, comfortable naps, this paid internship is for you. The Association of Mature American Citizens reports that Mattress Firm is taking applications for what it calls a “Snoozetern.” 

Los Angeles, California - To celebrate summer, Food Tank is highlighting 18 food and agriculture books to add to your summer reading list. These books tackle topics like food policy, animal welfare, and seasonal eating and allow readers to travel to Australia and Puget Sound without ever having to leave home.

Washington, DC - Teenage drivers are eight times more likely to be involved in a collision or near miss during the first three months after getting a driver’s license, compared to the previous three months on a learner’s permit, suggests a study led by the National Institutes of Health. Teens are also four times more likely to engage in risky behaviors, such as rapid acceleration, sudden braking and hard turns, during this period. In contrast, teens on a learner’s permit drove more safely, with their crash/near crash and risky driving rates similar to those of adults. The study appears in the Journal of Adolescent Health.

Sonkajarvi, Finland - As many of you probably already know, the 23rd World Wife-Carrying Championships were held recently in Sonkajarvi, Finland. And, according to the Association of Mature American Citizens [AMAC], 53 brawny hubbies from 13 countries, including the United States, shouldered their responsibilities and carried their wives for an hour-long trek over a treacherous course.