The Guardian decided to have a stock picking competition between professional investors, a team of a students, and a cat. “While the professionals used their decades of investment knowledge and traditional stock-picking methods, the cat selected stocks by throwing his favourite toy mouse on a grid of numbers allocated to different companies.” And guess who added the most equity value to the kitty?

+ The White House opts not to build a death star (but at least they provided a thoughtful explanation of their decision, including this: “Why would we spend countless taxpayer dollars on a Death Star with a fundamental flaw that can be exploited by a one-man starship?”

+ Ever wonder why chimps are so much stronger than humans (even humans who do the P90x program)? Here’s the answer.