1. This study purports to be evidence of seeing the future. Color me unconvinced.
2. The speech accent archive.
3. Roger Ebert on lonely people.
4. The unsung heroes of human development. They are mostly Muslim countries. Apparently empowering women is more effective than democratization.
5. Radley Balko on the unjust imprisonment of Brian Aitken. Count me on the side of the NRA on this one.