The Zoo’s otters can play the piano – sort of – and ‘Lucy’ will go up against ‘Turtles’ instead of ‘Guardians’

May 28

Emmet Otter will tell you he was the first otter to play music. (The Jim Henson Company)

We spend our days browsing the Web for the most interesting, often weirdest links out there so you don’t have to. Now read this:

- A 19-year-old man told police he caused a three-car crash when he fainted while holding his breath as he drove through a tunnel northwest of Portland, Ore., State Police said.

- The National Zoo’s Asian small-clawed otters may not be the next Beethovens, but they’re pretty adorable while trying.

- You might be using your iPhone for a whole lot more at home, like turning lights on and off, locking/unlocking doors and more.

- How many reasons can we think of for why “Game of Thrones” author George RR Martin wasn’t invited to the Kardashian/West nuptials this weekend? At least two. This and this

- A woman in her 80s met her 94-year-old half-sister for the first time over the Memorial Day weekend.

- Seth Rogen and Judd Apatow both criticized Post film critic Ann Hornaday for her essay on the mass shooting in California last week. She responded Tuesday afternoon.

- A trove of rare gold coins discovered by a California couple out walking their dog is set to go on sale.

- As if we needed any more indication that “Guardians of the Galaxy” was going to be the movie of the summer, Universal has moved its Scarlett Johansson sci-fi thriller, “Lucy,” out of its path.

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