— The 2011 poverty numbers are out at 10 a.m. Wednesday. Brookings predicts a big increase from 2010.

— The Post has an interactive graphic explaining how tax breaks have changed throughout U.S. history, and it's awesome.

— How water shortages are hitting power plant operators.

— GM sold a record number of Chevy Volts last month, and lost $49,000 on each one.

— Twitter could be killing vous (the formal "you" in French).

— Desperate photojournalists resort to increasingly bizarre stock art for their euro crisis stories.

— Slate's foolhardy attempt to defend the atrocious "Sneakers."