#fuckshitup: Matthew Keys, Reuters journalist is accused of encouraging Anonymous hackers to "fuck some shit up" on the homepage of his former employer, the LA Times, as well as giving them the login codes they would need to do so.
Washingtonians Math It Up: It's tough to challenge Paul Ryan, the self-described "numbers guy," but Washingtonians in both houses are doing their best. The Dems, led by Patty Murray, put out a totally boring budget, while the Progressive Caucus, including Jim McDermott in the budget committee, put out a ballsy budget that would increase spending by $544 billion dollars (Full disclosure: my sister works for Jim McDermott. Further disclosure: it's her birthday today!).
A Forest of Sediment, an Armageddon of Kelp The Elwha is surprising scientists by releasing 41 times percent more sediment than was expected following dam removal. This Seattle Times article has some great metaphors for the whole process.