* Interesting: should the Marines bother training for storming beaches?
* How Chinese policy reflects our own economic rollercoaster.
* No easy way to abandon oil.
* Israel to loosen some rules over Gaza blocakde.
* How Obama has changed the right.
* A (somewhat) amusing tale of right wing racism.
* "The bio-tech company Monsanto can sell genetically modified seeds before safety tests on them are completed, the US Supreme Court has ruled."
* Interesting: underwater ridge in Antarctica yields clues to ice loss.
* Radar finds an ancient Hyksos city found buried beneath Egypt.