* "Republicans have blocked more judges during Obama's presidency than has ever happened before - and now they want to quit earlier than ever before, too."
* Privilege, the elite and the meritocracy.
* Reading between the lines: after they kill health care reform, what's next?
* Were these cave paintings actually by Neanderthals?
* On Iggy Azalea, women in hip hop, and dealing with the age of modern instant fame.
* Good read: examining the strengths of female action heroes.