Usual APOD beauty
Some spiders wear silk slippers apparently. ScienceShot
I'd live in a house made of Shrooms. Impactlab.
BoingBoing link to a disturbing/amusing Guarnida article about a Chinese farmer's problems with exploding watermelons.
Mmm Gliese 581d is a shaping up to be the first habitable exoplanet discovered. ScienceDaily.
The situation at the Fukushima plant is looker bleaker and bleaker. Reddit.
Slate have a funny article about the filthy nomenclature coined by neuroanatomists of yore.
Awesome shot of Endeavour's final blast. Bad Astronomy. According to Wired on board are 5 micro-organisms and a Bobtail Squid, hopefully some Astronauts too.