Arms Control Wonk has been running a series on how Iranian missiles work and how well. It’s bloody brilliant; go read, and you’ll come away thinking you could maybe start your own launcher project. Elsewhere, incredible interview with Bill Janeway about the financial crisis, Ministry of Truth on Baby P, Felix Salmon spanks rightwing mythology about car workers’ wages, Anthony “Nate Silver before there was Nate Silver” Wells works through the general election scenarios. Parasites control red tides. Unicellular organism bigger than some frogs. Cows: fertiliser, energy..and meat! How rightwing propaganda works.