For some reason a giant water bug was crawling around inside my building. I picked it up and placed it in one of our freshwater exhibits. I discovered later that its bite is one of the most painful of any living insect, so I guess I lucked out. Here's one attacking a fish.
Meet the ten safest cities in the world. Tokyo tops the list while New York is number ten, which surprised me a bit. The word "sefu" is Japanese for "safe", but it has a line over the "e" that I couldn't figure out how to type. But I did learn that line is called a macron.