1. Maximilian's Triumphal Procession
2. Secretary Gates on the challenges of the all-volunteer military. Not convincing anyone to sign up with talk like that, I think.
3. Dave's eclectic apartment tour
4. Brief Jeff Sharlet interview, includes a response to the recent New Yorker puff piece on C Street
5. Earth-like exoplanet found capable of supporting life
6. Obama in Rolling Stone
7. Matt Taibbi on the Tea Party: "Narcissism"