Mmm Martian Blueberries, the Red Planet keeps coughing up fascinating stuff. Via ScifiWire - it's a forced colour image by the way.
It's not long since the boffins were feuding bout the little Indonesian hobbits and now a new front looks like opening in Siberia. BoingBoing has a more thoughtful piece here.
Io9 has a great piece about Foucault's pendulum as proof of our Earth's axial rotation. One of the commenters has a link to a brilliant poster.