When you think the world is screwed up, try to put yourself back into 1950.
Another war avoided!
Some sense on airport security. I don't suppose anyone who might change the policies is listening, though.
American media isn't giving us near enough on the travails of the Murdoch family. That's a sitcome I'd be willing to watch!
A shout-out to a very enjoyable blog on geology.
Choosing Wisely: trying to figure out the utility of medical and diagnostic treatments.
For those of you who have read the whole post, a really marvelous livecam: a great blue heron nest in New York State. Unlike most livecams, it has sound, so I can listen to the redwinged blackbirds, geese, and ducks that remind me of being at Bosque del Apache. Very lovely.