1. Meet the Captain of China’s New Aircraft Carrier, via The Atlantic

     
  2. So it turns out that the Internet does kinda look like a series of tubes.

    (From “What the Internet actually looks like, The Atlantic)

     

  3. "Here’s My Debt / So Bail Me Maybe?" 

     

  4. "We tried the post-partisan thing. It wasn’t working, and that’s where the carpet bombing comes in,” Espinoza said. “We know the Republicans are not going to stand down. They’re not going to play nice. They’re going to fight dirty, so the Obama campaign is braced for it, and they’re going on offense early."
    — The New, Nasty Obama Campaign (via The Atlantic)