The Sun has this interesting article about one of Saddam Hussein's palaces, which apparently has a fully equipped blast-proof bunker as a basement. It was built in 1982, at the height of Iraq's war against Iran. What do you do against such a bunker? Anh Duong has the answer.
Life expectancy is at an all time high in America - the average lifetime is now over 77 years. This is reported as unmitigated good news, of course, but it does have troubling implications for Unnatural Selection...
Gridlock can be addicting.