Meet South Dakota’s new corn-bassador, a boy who recently found out that corn is real. (Then he melted some butter on it, and a star was born.)

+ “A Transportation Security Administration K9 named Eebbers has retired after nearly a decade of service, during which he earned the distinction of being the agency’s oldest working bomb-sniffing dog, as well as its cutest.”

+ New malaria vaccine is world-changing, say scientists.

+ How a new hard hat technology can protect workers better from concussion.

+ EU aims to ban products, imports made with forced labor.

+ A Scottish woman who found she could detect Parkinson’s through smell has inspired scientists to develop a swab test that could be used to diagnose it.

+ Jeff Bezos’s ex-wife MacKenzie Scott donates her two Beverly Hills mansions worth $55m to charity.

+ Mom fights off tiger with bare hands to save 15-month-old son in India. (My mom once did something similar when a couple of jehovah’s witnesses knocked on our door.)

+ The Busload of Books tour is underway. Here’s a great interview that explains what it’s all about. Follow along on Insta, Facebook, or YouTube.