Squid tip the last week's popularity meter. In addition to the stories about Gilly's research with Randall Davis at Texas A&M on squid and sperm whales, here's one person's captivating take on Humboldt squid:
Here There Be Monsters
It's a story by Alastair Bland (that's Alastair, to the right, in an Andrew Bland photo) on Bohemian.com (news, music, movies, restaurants & wine culture in Sonoma, Marin and Napa counties). The subtitle is:
"Giant squid have invaded the coast of Northern California, baffling scientists and frustrating fisherman. Now, who wants calamari?"