Here's a retrospective on the Federal Reserve's actions that chronicles the high and low points of this past year. It also reminds us of the days of yore -- when oil was $70 a barrel, Bear Stearns was trading at $100 per share and the interest rate was 5.25 percent . Oh, wait. That was last August.
The military has hired scientists to study how to read minds. The Army has doled out a $4 million grant to fund the research.
Hundreds of artists will converge on both the Democratic and Republican national conventions to create nonpartisan art. These innocuous tidbits help artists promote themselves, their work and, well, anything but their political agendas.