Lost in Space

Nabbed via digg, check out this clip of NdGT's wonderfully acerbic commentary on the Day of Doooooooom! That is to say, December 21, 2012.
Steinn (Dynamics of Cats) reports that Mars Invades Peru. This must be smack-dab in the middle of physical-type scientists' radar screen since my Rocket Scientist(tm) friend sent a similar blurb from Yahoo News. I expect Scully and Mulder have been called in to investigate. Rocket Scientist(tm) mysteriously alluded to the Colour Out of Space in his e-mail, signing off with the baffling words: Ph-nglui mglw'nath Cthulhu R'lyeh wgah'nagl fhtagn. The Thing From Beyond the Stars is either a meteorite that released volatiles or a man-made object containing similar gaseous substances as Steinn…
A little string of pearls is the perfect touch, even for a planet. Cassini Image Shows Saturn Draped in a String of Pearls Does Saturn, ice cold martini in one hand, feather duster in the other, greet Jupiter at the door after he returns from a long day in orbit?
Tim Kreider took a break from his cartoonist's luxury vacation to comment on Pluto's debasement. In case you missed it, check this out: The Pain - When Will It End?