1. The Discovery Channel has announced that they’ve captured footage of “a live giant squid in its natural habitat”. We have to wait to tune in January 27th to see any shots, though.

2. In other science-y news, it’s the birthday of of Danish astronomer Tycho Brahe.

3. And in decidedly non-science-y news, shamans have this to say about the new moon yesterday:

As the Moon increases from New to Full Moon, and as the days lengthen and bring more light at Solstice, we have the power of increase at our fingertips. Use it; ride the wave; harness it. On so many levels, we are being offered the portals, tools, and opportunities to tune in to unprecedented spiritual evolution.”