— What students plagiarize.

— A terrifying Hulk Hogan recursion.

— A short history of the deficit reduction wars, 2009-11.

— The national debt passed the arbitrary figure of $15 trillion.

— Out of Australia: “Books and documentaries are coming out about this group, exploring the country’s unease with the thought that conspicuous consumption by undereducated people is what is helping to keep the country afloat.”

— Health wonk, unleashed: MIT’s Jon Gruber has some not-so-kind words for Mitt Romney on health reform.