Instant soups were scalding up to ten thousand US children a year, the American Academy of Pediatrics warned that soft furniture causes far more falling injuries to small children than do stairs, Orthodox Jewish children in New York City were suffering outbreaks of measles, and researchers said that there was no evidence for the safety of Finnish cardboard baby boxes. Selfish people have fewer children and earn less money. Men’s stoical downplaying of medical problems is a mating strategy. Babies, like apes, laugh while inhaling. A study of thirty-four West Texans who watched the first Clinton–Trump debate found that audience laughter did not inspire the study participants to like a candidate. Tyrannicide among chimpanzees is motivated by moral principles. Mass shootings trigger outpourings of blood donations. States with fewer left-handed people are more Republican. Crashing waves may have spurred the evolution of spines.