* "Methane release due to thawing permafrost
in the Arctic is a global warming wild card."
* Good read: "Will Pakistan
's instability make the Afghan war unwinnable?"
* Latin America
has become very gay-friendly. How?
* The recession is taking its toll on family relationships
. On the other hand, the recession has led to fewer shark attacks
* What neocons? Dana Milbank on the high comedy of Richard Perle
* Chinese weather control
. No, really.
* Will the courts rule that poker
is a game of skill?
* ABC cancels The Middleman
, which is a real shame.