Your (rapidly becoming weekly) rundown of articles, essays, graphs, etc. from the past several days that are worth a read:
- A long (almost 8,500 words) but captivating and detailed account of the mission that ended with the killing of Osama bin Laden.
- Facebook adds a new option for listing family members on your profile: Your “expected child” still in the womb.
- A squirrel-themed video called “The Spending Is Nuts” won the $100,000 first prize in Power Line’s competition for the creative project that “most effectively and creatively dramatize[s] the significance of the federal debt crisis.”
- The Economist’s man in Atlanta, a D.C. native named Jon Fasman, writes that living here has been a “happy surprise.”
- The head of the Technology Association of Georgia writes that, while “our prowess in technology is still, unfortunately, one of Georgia’s best kept secrets” and that the state still lacks “a plan…to attract and build investment firms” and bring much needed venture capital