It's Mikhail Gorbachev's birthday today! (h/t to Plutonium Page of Daily Kos)
Turkey historically has had a military that took power from the civilians when they didn't like what was going on. That's just been changed.
I've always found it mindbending that mammoths have been frozen in the Siberian permafrost for 12,000 years or so.
Christian bikers get blessed in El Paso, Texas.
The semi-privatization of the Post Office has never been a roaring success, and it's getting worse. Bruce Bartlett and Ezra Klein opine.