1. Even Mother Nature knows what’s up with Florida*.
2. Everyone laughed when the Incans built in the mountains. Who’s laughing now?
3. Humanity’s need to build on coastlines is our downfall. Damn you life-giving water.
4. How long would it take that inland sea to turn desert into sustainable* farmland?
*Spoiler: Too long, Australia is doomed.
- A conservation group in Zimbabwe reported that Jericho, the brother of beloved lion Cecil, was shot and killed by a hunter. But some scientists monitoring the pride believe he is OK.
- Joe Biden has begun to "actively explore a possible presidential campaign," the New York Times reports.
- The trooper who pulled over Sandra Bland was disciplined for "unprofessional conduct" in the fall of 2014, records show.