- Ezra is hosting the Rachel Maddow show tonight. Tune in!

- "Japan also boasts, in Ms. Christy's opinion, the smoothest, best-riding elevators." 

- Some cities are seeing signs of a new childhood obesity decline.

- The Atlantic has a real-time map of births and deaths in the United States.

- Meet the prehistoric lizard, the Obamadon gracilis, that was recently named after the president. 

- Scientific studies you can use: New, comprehensive paper finds paper towels more hygienic than air-powered hand dryers.