* Yes, the record-breaking drought across America is still ongoing.
* Yes, low-tech warfare will always be a problem.
* Good news in the fight against the death penalty?
* Paris deploys tiny sheep for eco-friendly lawn care.
* Legendary film critic Roger Ebert passed away. Here's a good rememberence from Linda Holmes, and a reminder of his political voice. MightyGodKing opened a thread for their favorite quotes. And finally, his death in his own words.
* Also, famed comic book artist (and father of the Silver Age) Carmine Infantino passed away.