Friday, November 20, 2009

Now You Know

Circadian-rhythm disruption was reported among binge-drinking hamsters.

'Benson', voted Great Britain's 'Favourite Carp', having been caught and released 63 times over the past 25 years, died of "mysterious causes" in August.

A Chicago landlord is seeking $50,000 in a defamation suit against a tenant who complained about the mold in his apartment via 'Twitter'.

Researchers suggested that Surrealism may enhance learning.

Percentage of fish, taken in a sampling of 291 streams in the United States, found to be contaminated with Mercury: 100

Scientists found that Lobsters are repelled by the stench of their own dead.

It is lawful in twenty U.S. states for schools to use corporal punishment on paraplegic children, or those with similar disabilities.


Harper's Magazine, November 2009