Panama Canal turns 100 years old in 2014. The Panama Canal is a 48-mile (77.1 km) ship canal in Panama that connects the Atlantic Ocean (via the Caribbean Sea) to the Pacific Ocean. The canal cuts across the Isthmus of Panama and is a key conduit for international maritime trade.
Drivers of Roslagsbanan line in Sweden were told that they could no longer wear shorts to work. They decided to come to work in skirts instead, because the wearing of skirts was not forbidden as this could be considered discriminating.