Did you know that rats have the capacity for "executive decision-making"?  More evidence that executives are more like rats than not 🙂

Just kidding.  But that notion comes from this article in the Times today about stress (YIKES!!!!!!!!!!).  Read the article.  It's interesting that as much as I hate rats (practically like hating a neighbor since I live in NYC), that I felt bad at the thought of them being shocked or dunked in water for extended periods of time.  It's just heartless.  Even for rats. 

What really caught my attention was the illustration.  It's priceless.  And it's right here: