If you were in charge of the universe and there was one particular person you wanted to make feel a little better – a very special young man who’d recently had an accident and was stuck inside his house in Japan on a beautiful fall weekend with a pair of crutches and a prescription for anti-inflammatory medication and not much else – what would you do with your omnipotent powers to cheer him up?

Al Gore, U.N. Panel win Nobel Peace Prize

Former vice president and Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change awarded for raising awareness of global warming.