I'm going to make you click some links. Trust me, it'll be worth it.
Writers will squeal "That's me!" and non-writers will gain great insight into the writer's mind from The 4 Stages of Writing. (via @NPalmby)
I endorse SMBC's proposal: Screw "Real Life Applications". Want Kids to Learn Science? Put This In Every Textbook. (via about 5 billion people on Twitter, who promptly got buried under a flood of #scio11 tweets and are now beyond my ability to excavate.)
And lastly, this isn't an LOL, except LOLing in delight: a new science aggregator has launched! Please do visit ScienceSeeker.org. If you're a science blogger, submit!
Do enjoy, my darlings!