* Gawker's guide to how to feel about Syria. Kevin Drum wraps up the problem with the president's policy decisions.
* Good read: how same-sex marriage does threaten 'traditional' marriage - by subverting the patriarchy.
* Examining the language behind the current voting rights fight.
* Yep drug testing for welfare recipients officially costs more than it was purported to save.
* Scientists find a 'megacanyon' beneath Greenland's ice.
* Oh, wow: a glimpse at Lovecraft's original notes and sketches.