1. Krugman on the instability of economic moderation
2. NYT Notable Books of 2010
3. Body armor made out of prions/Alzheimer plaque material? It's The Man in the White Suit, but weaponized.
4. Do not stab one another as part of an initiation ceremony.
5. 19th century beard politics (Was Lincoln casual chic?)
6. Eugene Robinson outlines a strategy for Obama.