Some Days

Some days the weather reflects the mood, but the greyness will drift away and the green trees and blue skies will visible.But not right now.

Scientists do have a sense of humour

Once a year the collection of weird and wonderful (and wacky to complete the well worn phrase) science projects being funded out of your pocket (one way or another) are celebrated - here's a review of this years: Ig Nobel prizes hail 'digital rectal massage' (New Scientist )

And this is pretty amazing.