via The Onion, natch The Onion's decades-long critique of science journalism and the public's understanding of science is nothing short of remarkable. Why they haven't won a AAAS science journalism award for classics like these is beyond me: National Science Foundation: Science Hard Fifth-Grade Science Paper Doesn't Stand Up To Peer Review Rhino, Tickbird Stuck In Dead-End Symbiotic Relationship They even have an entire channel devoted to the subject.