“An experimental medication may slow the progression of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS, researchers reported Wednesday. The research was supported in part by donations from the Ice Bucket Challenge, the social media sensation that raised more than $200 million worldwide.”

+ I dug this interview about the current state of America with Wynton Marsalis.

+ “All in all, Rockledge police said the bag contained $6,000 in cash, a $15,000 check, three vehicle titles, a box of medical masks, a box of latex gloves and Lysol wipes.” Teacher rewarded for turning over backpack full of cash. (I knew I dropped something on the way to the dispensary…)

+ Rescue dog who lost her puppies adopts trio of orphaned kittens.

+ Finnish town offers locals cake (and other rewards) for cutting CO2 emissions.

+ Ecuadorian spouses break record as the world’s oldest married couple. “There are longer marriages, but at the moment no other between people so old, according to Guinness World Records — just short of a combined 215 years.” (That’s the equivalent of being married for about two months during the quarantine.)