A new measure introduced in July cut funding for the school bus running in the Monserrat district of Valencia in eastern Spain. A group of mums got together and posed for an erotic calendar to raise money for their children's transport.
On December 21, which marks the turning of the Maya calendar, thousands of Maya followers of the Zapatista Army of National Liberation (EZLN) marched in silence in Mexico's southern state of Chiapas. Including a video of the march.
Responding to a calendar picturing Russian students posing in lingerie to mark Putin's birthday, six of their colleagues have created a calendar picturing women in black with their mouths taped shut and messages about killings and loss of freedom.
Important decisions on free speech, government accountability, and a number of business issues are expected to come out of this term of the Supreme Court of the United States. Conservative majority in high court is likely to be tested.
Fans of popping bubble wrap on packages may fall in love with a new calendar out for 2009. Stephen Turbek is selling poster-sized calendars covered with plastic bubbles just waiting for their day to be popped.