* New Pope. We have reaction to the election of Francis I from Italy and Argentina.
* Thumper Biscuit. A scientist uses roller derby to explain how we pick up beneficial bacteria.
* Shanghai Dead Pigs. Thousands of dead pigs turn up in a water reservoir that serves China's biggest city.
* Coyote Snitches. Toronto wants you to rat out your neighbours if they're feeding wild coyotes.
* New Arctic Highway. A new road connecting Tuktoyuktuk to Inuvik would allow Canadians to drive to the Arctic Ocean.
* UNICEF Palestinians. A UNICEF report is highly critical of Israel's treatment of Palestinian children it arrests.