For a few billion people today, it's the Lunar New Year, the start to the Year of the Tiger. (And for actual tigers, that's not necessarily good news.) For a few million others, it's Valentine's Day. For this spider at the barn, it's just another day in the canyon.
And in case you didn't hear, Mavericks, the formerly secret break near Half Moon Bay went off yesterday. Boy, did it ever. Lots of stories, harrowing pix and heart-stopping videos in the google feed here.