Are we doomed? - an interesting article on the future from the author of Guns, Germs, and Steel.
These next few links were found as part of a gentleman's bet with Sk .44 - books on 12-Step Programs for Buddhists, Taoists Atheists, and Agnostics:
One Breath at a Time : Buddhism and the Twelve Steps
Mindful Recovery: A Spiritual Path to Healing from Addiction
The Tao of Sobriety: Helping You to Recover from Alcohol and Drug Addiction
A Skeptic's Guide to the 12 Steps