Just recently the Illinois senate decided to honor the underdog of the planet world by not only declaring that within the Illinois border it shall be known as a planet, but by declaring that today, March 13, 2009 will be the first annual Pluto Day.
That silliness aside, the Bad Astronomer has posted another in his enlightening "10 Things You Didn't Know About ...." series honoring the littlest planet. Minor Planet? Kuiper Belt Object? Plutoid? Ah, who cares?
Go read it. Go NOW!