I've got a busy day ahead of me, so posts won't come until later in the afternoon; and I figured I'd give you guys the floor to talk amongst yourselves, and see how that goes. We never really have "open threads" here, so here's one. Call it "Open Thread Friday." Have at it...!
And if you need ammunition, here are some of the most commented on posts in the last week; you're not limited to just these topics, so feel free to talk about whatever is on your mind: