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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

The Cairo, New York, police department advised drivers to “overcome the fear” after a woman crashed her car when she saw a spider.

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