You probably won't recognize the ancient Greece of David McGuire's webcomic GastroPhobia from your grade school textbooks. An exiled Amazon warrior (and single mother) and her precious son inhabit a Greece filled with dine-and-dashing ghosts, frustrated monsters, and unrepentant silliness.
On Tuesday, California energy company PG&E started generating energy from a rather unusual source: cow manure. Yes, cow poop emits methane as it decomposes. And while usually that's a bad thing, with methane being a potent greenhouse gas and all, it can be captured and turned into a renewable source of energy.
This is where Walt Mossberg goes to eat when he visits Japan.