- Olympia Snowe held a press conference discussing her decision not to run again for U.S. Senate. Where will she go next? Here’s her op-ed appearing in this morning’s Post >> Washington Post | Olympia Snowe: Why I’m leaving the Senate Also, here’s a post-conference update from the Sun Journal >> Snowe: ‘Sensible Senate’ has virtually disappeared
- On this, the birthday of Dr. Seuss, ‘The Lorax’ movie is getting a bit of press. See what people are talking about >>The Atlantic | ‘The Lorax’ Is the Hottest Movie to Hate
- Alabama towns hit by tornadoes; forecasters fear more tornadoes in Midwest >> NBC News | Severe Weather in Midwest
- NYRB | Why the Global Warming Skeptics Are Wrong, William D. Nordhaus
- The Atlantic | Obama to Iran and Israel: ‘As President of the United States, I Don’t Bluff’
Awesome thing(s) of the day:
- Mental Floss | The same person who sang “You’re a Mean One, Mr. Grinch” in the Dr. Seuss special was also the voice of Tony the Tiger.
- Huffington Post | Polar Bear Twins Make Their Debut At Rhenen Zoo (VIDEO)