ADA lawsuit abuse: A wheelchair bound disabled man filed more than 800 lawsuits alleging violations of disability access laws, including mom-and-pop shops in Salinas, Ca.
Lab rats have rights under US law. So do monkeys, fish and finches. Octopuses, however, have no rights. (NYT: gated)
NYC has banned the sale of whipped cream canisters to people under age 21. Teens can use them to get high on nitrous oxide.
Increasing obesity is an international problem, but the US comes in first.
Inadequate sleep has been connected to heart disease, stroke, diabetes, mental disorders and cancer—between the hours of 4 a.m. and 6 a.m., our cognitive abilities are worse than if we were legally drunk. (WSJ: gated)