Some seriously lost tech — Remote detection of aircraft before radar, courtesy of Shorpy. See here for more on this kind of technology.
Freakanomics is having a contest for a six-word motto for the United States — E pluribus unum, ars gratia pecunia.
Is the tipping point toast? — The tipping point and 'superinfluentials' in marketing.
The Edge of the American West on the American military experience in the Philippines — The reader is free to draw their own parallels.
scalzi is smart about Obama — Also quotes pnh being very smart about Obama.