— Maine rebrands lobster as the "other other white meat" in an effort to deal with a lobster glut.

— Fred Karger's guide to party-crashing at the conventions.

— Tooth fairy hyperinflation.

— Can't argue with this: "Different things, of course, but Presidents and point guards have different jobs."

— Richard Posner versus Antonin Scalia on the technical definition of a sandwich.

— Mitt Romney versus Barack Obama on climate science.

— Interesting piece on how Brazil has cracked down on deforestation, and how the biggest threat to the Amazon rain forest now comes from other Andean countries like Bolivia.

— Illegal ivory poaching is back in style, thanks to China.