The origin of words
The Inky Fool, a blog about words, phrases, grammar and other good stuff. Totally charming.
The obligatory space-y picture
Lots of beautiful pictures on APOD this week and I'm picking this artist's impression of a wierdly dark planet as my favourite as it reminds me there's so much we don't know yet.
From the SFWA, a list of the common writing 'problems' seen in SF&F. Amusing, and you might spot one or two you recognise.