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Psychologists found that high blood pressure reduces the ability to perceive anger, fearfulness, happiness, and sadness in facial expressions. “It’s like living in a world of email,” explained the lead researcher, “without smiley faces.”

Rolls of toilet paper Chicago’s city government has produced this year from recycled City Hall wastepaper:

19,000

Russia lost, then regained, contact with a satellite carrying five geckos sent to copulate in zero gravity.

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