* "Why short-term thinking is the greatest threat to the global economy."
* Follow-up: no, the surge in Afghanistan didn't work.
* Huh. FBI investigates a possible straw candidate in Florida.
* On Las Vegas, China, and the real estate boom.
* In case you missed it, yes, the Curiosity rover evidence of water on Mars.
* Political speech if filled with sports terminology.
* Deadspin explains the hockey lockout.
* Holy cats, they might bring back Captain Power and the Soldiers of the Future.