There are few things I would wish myself American for, but Mental Floss is most likely one of them. Fortunately they have a website :)
Today on Mental Floss: 8 Cases of Locked-In Syndrome. Interesting and scary. I did read Bauby's memoir last year sometime (but seemingly did not blog it). I think I still may have it though I had intended to put it onto BookMooch at the time.