First, today’s bit of fun from xkcd:
OK, you’ve read that and the hover text by now, right? This reminded me of some wise words:
There is a theory which states that if anyone discovers exactly what the Universe is for and why it is here, it will instantly disappear and be replaced by something even more bizarre and inexplicable.
There is another theory which states that this has already happened.
So you’d better watch out with that Higgs Boson, right?
 Douglas Adams, from the preface to The Restaurant at the End of the Universe. From my signed first edition, to be precise. Which I’m quite baffled to find is now thirty years old, which is ridiculous, as it would make me quite old. Oh. Bother.