* "Squeezed by rising living costs, a record number of Americans — nearly 1 in 2 — have fallen into poverty or are scraping by on earnings that classify them as low income."
* ForeignPolicy.com present five bold moves that could change the world.
* Fewer death sentences this year, and the number of executions also declined.
* We need to change how we think about Afghanistan.
* A way to stop gerrymandering?
* Tom Tomorrow presents fun facts about Gingrich.
* Voyager I is approaching interstellar space.
* A handy visual guide for identifying, uh, which Mahler symphony you just heard.
* "A giant Companion Cube from Portal appears in New York City."