* Obama set to move to protect science from politics. Which is outstanding.
* Ouch. The whole global economy shrinks. Scary times.
* Lawyers latest industry to feel threatened by online directories that let the public rate them. Because, you know, an uninformed public is clearly better.
* "The money represents the first major step toward establishing a genuine high-speed train network in the United States."
* TV shows on the edge of the abyss.