PopSci - Blastoff Launching from Baikonur Cosmodrome (how come we don't have a cosmodrome? That is the greatest word) in Kazakhstan, the Soyuz TMA-04M rocket heads to the ISS with astronauts in tow. For more photojournalism like this, head over to American Photo. NASA
This beach in the Maldives, on some special nights, glows with various bioluminescent critters--according to New Scientist, probably "single-celled protists and marine crustaceans called copepods."