Buff Spaceman's report on the "Spontaneous Crystalline DHMO Alien Sculpture Phenomena" or SCDASP in which he went on to suggest a link between SCDASP with the North Star, saying it was "the focus on an ongoing investigation."
Imagine my surprise when I read on the interwebby thing that NASA, as part of the SETI project, transmitted a message towards Polaris!
Spooky or what.
More on the search for ET in a great BBC4 documentary about the Drake Equation to be found on iPlayer here.
I was going to post a link to the Natural Navigator's puzzle about the picture above (basically asking what's wrong with it) but was too busy so the answer has already been supplied, by, err, me.
Anyhow, head over there so you can say "I could have told you that!"
Then you will see how these two stories are connected.