BUCHAREST: "No garlic or garlic-scented items allowed, including perfume," read the house rules of Count Dracula's castle to ensure that Halloween night guests cannot avoid the vampire. On Oct. 31, two people will be allowed to sleep in velvet trimmed coffins in the seclusion of the count's crypt and will spend the rest of the night in the Carpathians castle completely alone, says vacation rental marketplace Airbnb. The company launched a promotional contest via Airbnb on Monday to pick the castle's first ever overnight…
HONG KONG: China has wiped the smile off pro-democracy activists' faces by seizing 7,600 rolls of toilet paper featuring Hong Kong's pro-Beijing leader Leung Chun-ying pulling a series of ridiculous expressions.
LONDON: Sherlock Holmes never existed but his fictional address of 221B Baker Street still receives a steady flow of letters addressed to the famously intuitive detective.