1. A NASA scientist is constantly asked about December 21st, 2012 being the end of the world. But, even more morbid: people ask him if they should kill themselves and their children before that date.
2. Seattle was just named the Third Smartest City in America.
3. Some Canadian colleges are bringing in puppies for finals week, so students can unwind.
4. In Las Vegas, a brand new Denny's will include a 24 hour wedding chapel!