Nifty essay on how you can't let all the bad news take over your life. (Courtesy Iceman.)
Numbers and history working against Bush. Fingers crossed!
A damn fine essay by one Kurt Vonnegut, Cold Turkey. (Courtesy Dona Quixote.)
Pictures from election day in India, including elephants and literal dancing in the streets.
Headline of the day: 'Like a yard full of chicken nuggets' (Courtesy Kermit.)
Don't have enough to worry about? How about the fact that less sunlight is hitting the earth than before?
Scientists identify giant impact crater off the coast of Australia.