① Cosmopolitan citizenship: When Sen. Josh Hawley takes aim at "cosmopolitans" and says that Americans have to look inward and isolate ourselves from the world around us, he makes a claim about America that Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, and the other Founding Fathers wouldn't recognize. Being an American has always been tied to our place in the world -- right from our very first documents.
② On a hot summer day, where do you set your thermostat?
③ Our weekly recap of making money, having fun, cleaning up after yourself, and minding your business includes "meth gators", a phantom casino, and the trouble with corn
④ Temperatures can reach well over 140° in the back seat of a shaded car
⑤ The heavy hand of the market reaches down to smack the Bernie Sanders campaign into reality
⑥ ⑦ FaceApp, the Moon landing, and Presidential debates: The Technology Three claps back at FaceApp, we cheer the anniversary of the Moon landing, and we offer an alternative to overcrowded Presidential debate stages. The debates don't have to be the televised train wrecks that they are.
⑧ Why couldn't the President bring himself to "Just say no"? That's what he could have done -- and should have done -- when a crowd started chanting "Send her back". But he didn't, and that's his fault.