* Gallery: Syria in ruins.
* Will we ever have another peacetime president?
* Good read: the failure of the left and why third parties aren't the answer.
* A post-mortem of the American century.
* Intrinsic problem: right wing media failed the right wing.
* "Populations are aging mainly because people are having fewer and fewer babies, not because life expectancy is increasing."
* A college gives up on sports in favor of fitness for every student.