I hope you had a great time over the weekend and are ready for the work week. Bloggers sure are!

First, a bunch of updates on this blog and the network as a whole:

- What is: #NYCSciTweetUp

- Open Laboratory 2011 – submissions so far

- Introducing #SciAmBlogs bloggers: Charles Q. Choi

- Image of the Week #2, August 1, 2011

And, now, from the bloggers:

- Davide Castelvecchi - Strings, Geometry, and the Ultimate Reality: The Debate and What Do You Mean, the Universe Is Flat? Part II: In Which We Actually Answer the Question


- Christie Wilcox - This Week's Scishimi: Lions and dolphins and semen, oh my!


- Psi Wavefunction - A quick dive into the protist world (Part I)


- Glendon Mellow - Science-art Scumble #20


- Jason G. Goldman - Sunday Photoblogging: Barcelona


- Kevin Zelnio - Louis CK: Let Loose the Lions!


- Jennifer Frazer - White Worms and Pixie Cups in Colorado


- Darren Naish - Sunbathing birds


- Hannah Waters - Collapsed cod fishery shows signs of life


- Lucas Brouwers - Coconuts: not indigenous, but quite at home nevertheless


- Charles Q. Choi - A Modest Proposal: A Pocket 3-D Printer and From The Writer's Desk: Interviewing the stars of "Rise of the Planet of the Apes"


- Jesse Bering - The End of Gays: Gay Marriage and the Decline of the Homosexual Population


- Jordan Calmes - Teaching Scientific Thinking and Encouraging Creativity with Astrobiology


- Bora Zivkovic - Identity - what is it really? and Best of July 2011 at A Blog Around The Clock


- George Musser - 20 Solar Apps for Your iPhone


- Alex Wild - How much should blog images be compressed?


- Larry Greenemeier - Data Gluttony Scuttles Unlimited Mobile Download Plans



And come back tomorrow for a treasure trove of awesome posts that are coming up...


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