* Ooh! Human cold virus genome mapped!
* Gah. Gallery of pictures from the Australian wildfires. More coverage here.
* Good read: does a big economy need big power plants?
* Michael Scherer on Gregg's withdrawal from the Commerce nomination. More from Joe Klein here.
* Saudi Arabia meets with... China.
* Maybe Scalia is just a jerk.
* So, uh, why not clone a Neanderthal?
* On the recession and sex.