Good news! The amount of spam (computer-style) in the world has been cut by half! (H/T John Cole)
Not good news - Bill McKibben on global warming.This article lays out clearly what we need to do and are not doing.
Pretty good news - Photos of Tepco workers removing fuel elements from the Fukushima #4 spent fuel pool, the one that receives so much press. Notably, those who inspire that press with concerns that the spent fuel pool will end life on earth have not commented.
Israel's Iron Dome missile shield is about 75% effective against rockets launched from Gaza.