— Boston Mayor Thomas Menino has launched a challenge for city residents: collectively lose 1 million pounds.
— The House today began debating nearly 900 amendments to the House Ways and Means Committee’s proposed state spending plan. You can see all 874 amendments here.
— A Mass General surgeon is No. 13 on Rolling Stone magazine’s “25 Best Things in Rock Right Now” for operating on musicians like Grammy-winning Adele. [WickedLocal]
— MIT students played “Tetris” on one of the school’s buildings on Friday: [via Universal Hub]