The real cause of the sub-prime mess. Yes, it was government action [3] that caused it.

The entirety of world history in one graph [4] and one table [5].

And on the subject of poverty, what is it that causes civil wars [6] ? Could it be our old friend, an absence of property rights? 

And why do people complain [7] so much when they are the best off of all, ever in human history? 

A review [8] of the Black Swan. Not a notably approving one either, but with a great insight: if we even suspect black swans exist, then they don't.  

One for the "how surprising [9]" section. Those where globalisation is providing the most growth are those most in favour of globalisation.

And finally [10], how fast does a backhoe have to be travelling in order to slice a bridge in half?