* Ugh. Anti-Islamic hate spreads nationwide. Religious freedom, people! One of the reasons they founded the United States!
* "If Americans understood just how many trillions their military was really spending on protecting oil, they wouldn't stand for it."
* This should really be bigger news: different factions of Mexican police fighting each other.
* Meanwhile, Russia is in flames.
* A radioactive labor dispute in Metropolis. (Courtesy rshackleford.)
* In pictures: a brief history of DC bipartisanship.
* A new superbug, NDM-1, found in British hospitals.
* New study finds rate of early puberty for girls on the rise.
* HBO bets big on reclaiming its TV series throne.
* The big news here is, wasn't manga all supposed to be the future of comic books a few years ago?