* Eek. Kevin Drum looks ahead to a grim economic future. Also, how reliance on oil is choking development.
* Ten rules on how to cut the Pentagon's budget while keeping America safe.
* Joel Achenbach on identifying the oldest fossils on the planet.
* Newly-discovered warrior wasp has freaky huge teeth.
* The Large Hadron Collider puts to rest the 'supersymmetic particles' theory.
* Was Camus killed by the KGB?
* BadassOfTheWeek.com covers Elizabeth Bathory.