Rare Fish Found in the Charles; Americans Don’t Know How to Lose Weight


• Caviar wishes and Charles River dreams: A rare sturgeon has been spotted in the river, swimming upstream. [UH]

• Here’s a non-shocker: Americans don’t know how to lose weight; we may in fact focus on cutting calories too drastically. [NYDN]

• Wal-Mart is eyeing China, having just taken a controlling stake of Chinese online retailer Yihaodian, which sells groceries, among other things. [USAT]

• Some flowers regenerated out of nuts that had been buried 30,000 years ago by squirrels and remained frozen. This sounds like something Rene Redzepi would use as a garnish. [Not Exactly Rocket Science/Discover Magazine]

• Kids, gather ye Snickers while ye may: The Obama administration is considering national rules mandating healthy food for school vending machines. [NYT]