* How the crash could reshape America. (Courtesy asimplelife.)
* The face of the crash Cleveland, abandoned.
* It's a start: Obama on signing statements.
* Signs of the times: Americans turning away from organized religion.
* Unexpected side effects: the recession means the end of some major polluters.
* Good read: William Saletan on approaching ethics after the stem cell decision reversal.
* Phil Plait on antiscience pandering.
* Isolating the causes of migraines.
* "Finding the black in noir." (Courtesy... someone.)
* The Explainer on, uh, how to find elves in Iceland. Seriously.