Anchovies are reportedly raining from the sky across San Francisco. “Local fishers and researchers are blaming seabirds that, because of an explosion in the anchovy population off the coast of the Bay Area, now have more fish than they know what to do with.” In other words, they’re unable to hold the anchovies.

+ Ed Yong in The Atlantic: How to Successfully Smash Your Face Against a Tree. “A new study refutes the widespread idea that woodpeckers have shock-absorbing heads.”

+ “A family’s beloved pet cat that’s been dodging airport personnel, airline employees, and animal experts since escaping from a pet carrier at Boston’s Logan International Airport about three weeks ago was finally caught Wednesday.”

+ “I Tried 21 Flavors of Mountain Dew For Some Reason.”