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A biochemist in Texas discovered that the nutrient value of many common garden crops (mostly vegetables but also fruits such as melons and strawberries) has declined over the last fifty years as a result of modern agricultural practices.

Cost of renting a giant panda from the Chinese government, per day:

$1,500

A federal judge in South Carolina ruled in favor of personal-injury lawyer George Sink Sr., who had sued his son, George Sink Jr., for using his own name at his competing law firm.

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