1. FP's own Christina Larson on the correlation between air pollution and birth defects in China
2. The evolution of "Harlem Shake" and how Internet memes are monetized
3. Britain as a cautionary tale for the commercialization of academia
4. Under what circumstances can politicians come back from sex scandals?
5. I don't know why we assume the swarming robots will do our bidding instead of the other way around