Zeppelins & dirigibles making a comeback due to rising oil prices or due to coolness factor? Unfortunately, they are also more vulnerable to turbulence than smaller, heavier-than-aircraft. Massaud's Manned Cloud concept looks to be the most exciting of the bunch, if also the least practical.
Another interview with Skullboy. A number of boingboing's commenters had a problem with the guy, who actually comes off as well grounded, if slightly inarticulate. It's the interviewers who are really creepy, seemingly egging him on to do more extreme body mods (removal of nose & ears, for example).
Daniel Ellsberg on the FISA fight.