* Analysis: "Obama after Bush: leading by second thought."
* Dan Froomkin on deconstructing Obama's excuses. Also, James Poniewozik on the image problem.
* Why American companies are finally breaking into China.
* Rethinking the Antarctic ice melt.
* Ooh. Crazy-awesome picture of the Sun.
* Rules for time travel.
* "China is building what is billed as its first sex theme park."