Can you smile too much? People in the Philippines seem capable of grinning their way through every catastrophe imaginable.
In the Kingdom of Bhutan, men wear skirts, jealousy is a foreign notion, and everyone is kindly requested to live happily ever after. Why? Ask a local.
Is Cairo in flames yet? For those watching the November revolution on TV, this city can seem littered with thrown rocks and empty shells. But the majority of Cairenes are doing what majorities usually do: tending shop, going to school, driving taxis, baking bread, waiting for news.
Hosni Mubarak's lawyer claims that the ex-leader died in 2004 and has been replaced by an imposter.