- Ezra is hosting the Rachel Maddow Show tonight. Tune in!

- The Economist on how global warming is transforming the Arctic.

- What eating at the poverty line looks like around the world.

- Study confirms: Pop music is getting louder, sounding more similar. Now get off our lawn.

- A family of bears destroys a house in... Bearsville, N.Y.

- Elon Green has a great essay on Maureen Dowd as a cub reporter.

- Scientists discover a chemical that can help blind mice see again.

- The universe is now expected to rip apart in 16.7 billion years, earlier than previously expected. So enjoy it while you can!