* Whoah. How about a wall across the Sahara to stop the spread of the desert?
* Advocating a return to Teddy Roosevelt's new nationalism.
* "American officials are lowering expectations after nearly eight years of fighting in Afghanistan." Bonus: what happened in Wanat.
* Fatah encounters problems with... Fatah, while Hamas turns to cultural initiatives.
* Minimum wage goes up today.
* On climate change and cloud cover.
* 'CSI Stone Age: did humans kill neanderthals?'
* The mystery of the toucan bill solved!
* Netflix reports record profits.