* Good read: the financial bubbles were created by lax regulation more than anything else.
* Wikileaked: here's what we know thanks to Private Manning.
* How Turkey went from ambition to isolation in short order.
* In search of simpler language for health insurance.
* Interesting: why not tax the churches?
* I'm personally fine with Ben Affleck being cast as Batman, but the fifty funniest tweets about it are gems.
* Cinematographer Gilbert Taylor passed away.