May 9th, 2012


The House of Lords, fighting obesity, and deep-sea critters

* Glenn Greenwald on the American double-standard on violence overseas.
* Report finds tough times for the poor in Northern Virginia.
* Britain to overhaul the House of Lords.
* "Want to end obesity? Then talk to the ministries of finance, not health." (Courtesy asimplelife.)
* No, not all Christians are conservatives, but...
* Ed Kilgore asks: what does Ron Paul really want?
* Phil Plait on looking into space and highlighting the invisible.
* Meanwhile, the deep ocean is home to some crazy critters.