Miscellaneous and Fast
Oren Harari on the "real essence of strategy."
Dubious moments in comics history: Lileks looks at Night Nurse.
Thinking globally: What happens when someone with way too much time and questionable taste critiques the flags of the world. [HT: Andrew Sullivan ]
Nano Nano: What a small car in India means to the environmental movement. [Real Clear Politics ]
The old debate: Did Columbus bring syphilis to the New World or did he bring it back?
The Onion: Area Man Sorry He's Late.