This Way Up for Saturday 1 August 2009
In New York they're turning rubbish skips into swimming pools to beat the summer heat. Our correspondent Jon Kalish heads along for a dip.
Chris Anderson coined the term "the long tail" in a book a few years back. His new book "Free: the future of a radical price" is about how much we get for nothing in the digital age.
Stratford in Taranaki is hoping to be the first New Zealand town to offer discounted internet access to rate-payers.
Erik Trinidad's transforming fast food into haute cuisine on his website. As his website says,"Yeah it's still bad for you- but see how good it can look"!
The male-dominated world of the gondolier's got its first ever woman gondoliera. Plus the country's traditionally relaxed alcohol laws are getting tightened up. Sophie Iacopini reports.
Susanne Freidberg's written a book about how consumer conceptions of freshness have changed over the years.
Andy Vermeulen is selling food after its best before date.