Among the things I learned this week:
* A chicken’s first eggs have a harder shell than usual. (Courtesy: ZS)
* The recidivism rate for a anti-aggressive driving course in VA is 0.04 percent, up from 0.0 percent in the mid-2000s. (Courtesy: AVH).
* A box of Edison wax cylinders were discovered and identified recently, including the only known recording of Bismark. (Courtesy: NYT and Ron Cowen)