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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

Classes at a Catholic school in Durham, North Carolina, were canceled in anticipation of protests against a lesbian alumna, who had been invited to speak at a Black History Month event.

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