Here is a list of posts that I wrote after being alerted to interesting developments in the geosciences by the media.

Google Earth: "Not just about land" (June 17, 2011)
A short post about a new feature available in Google Earth: the ability to look at ocean floor topography.

GeoMedia: Fossilized Bird Pigments (July 5, 2011)
An overview of the first ever discovery of fossilized pigment and the methods used to make this amazing find.

GeoMedia: Indisputable Evidence of Water on Mars (December 8, 2011)