Game over for Mario’s career
Super Mario is no longer a plumber. A newly updated profile on Nintendo’s Japanese website suggests Mario may have lost his job. Because of economic downturn? Or just sheer laziness?
The most famous plumber in the world, Mario was said to have been given his job because he spent a lot of time underground. But not since the original Mario Bros game was the diminutive handyman seen to do any actual pipework.
Singing in the shower might be a bit of a cliché, but the fact of the matter is, lots of us like to belt out a hit or two when we’re sprucing ourselves up before the morning rush.
A Norwegian man discovered that it is possible to be too helpful when he lowered himself right inside a public lavatory
Japan is known for its efﬁciency and relentless work ethic, which is why telecom operator KDDI has launched an app which shows you the nearest vacant loo.