* Flawless victory: Stephen Colbert testifies before Congress on immigrant labor.
* Gallery: pictures of daily life for Afghani civilians.
* The Texas board of education works to enshrine religious discrimination in textbooks.
* BAGnewsNotes on the media coverage of Lady Gaga's protest.
* Interesting Q&A on current affairs with columnist Matt Bai.
* The Explainer on why Colorado is the skinniest state.
* Identifying the part of the brain that knows when the brain is wrong.
* A serious look at geoengineering.
* A brief profile of Israeli writer David Grossman. May pick up that new book.