The Economist on Nepal. I can second that it's a poor and troubled country, albeit one with many wonderful people and amazing things to see. More to come, now that I'm back in the U.S.
Meanwhile, having spent a few weeks without full electricity, I am nonplussed to read that the U.S. electrical grid is larded with spyware from Russia and China. Also, one cultural dislocation of being back is that I've now sat through the crummy final hour of Battlestar Galactica.