1. I think I need to remind myself not to panic about the market crash this week. Or about anything else. (I tend to panic.)

2. Although if society does dissolve into anarchy, we can welcome our new feathered overlords: I read this week that crows “seem to be able to use causal reasoning to solve a problem“–something that even chimps aren’t able to do.

3. And speaking of human traits in animals, Toby is doing his best to take over my side of the bed: