Take a look at this photo. What do you see?
If you see Mars, you are right! That is Mars. Now look closer. What do you see? Do you see a female figure, standing on a ledge? A "dark lady," perhaps? Maybe even a "weird 'dark lady,'"? An "alien woman," if you will? Maybe you're feeling a little fratty and you'd prefer to describe what you see as "space boobs"? Right over there?
Well, if that's what you see, you're wrong. This is clearly an image of a Martian blob, chilling on the side of a Martian mountain, where he has been grinning and sitting since before we can remember.
We see you, blob. We see you.
Danielle Wiener-Bronner is a news reporter.