For a while, I lived next to a couple who rescued pit bulls. There are some charming pictures of the dogs throwing themselves against the fence, and hanging from their jaws from a tire swing, suspended seven feet off the ground! I invite any animal lover to put a flower crown on those dogs, and volunteer to clean up… » 8/14/14 6:38am 8/14/14 6:38am

While all of this news is sad and shocking, the worst news of all is that some people may use Robin Williams's death as a cue to commit suicide themselves. Copycat suicide is most powerful among peers, but we seem strongly affected by celebrity behaviour these days. If your mind is tending that way » 8/12/14 10:19am 8/12/14 10:19am