Science News: 8/14/12

The Mars rovers have been busy sending back pictures this week, with some of the first color pictures coming back from Curiosity and Opportunity still going strong eight years into its mission. We’ve also learned about yet another species of prehistoric humans, the importance of an unexpected substance to the ocean ecosystem, and good news on the alternative energy front.  Read More Science News: 8/14/12

The Olympics Aren’t So Bad After All

A few weeks ago, I wrote about how I wasn’t the least bit excited about the Olympics. After reading comments from those of you who gave me some really good reasons to watch, I have embraced the Olympics and am even watching men’s swimming as I write this!  Read More The Olympics Aren’t So Bad After All