The Checklist

See Battlestar Galactica: Season 2.5 ($50). Soak in the last 10 episodes of the cult-favorite series. The third season starts Oct. 6 on the Sci Fi Channel.

Go to the 2007 American Association of Forensic Sciences Annual Meeting (aafs.org) as a volunteer. Work just eight hours (not as a murder victim!) and you can attend the info meetings. Don't miss the blood-spatter session.

Hear DJ Shadow, 'The Outsider' A darker, dirtier collection of audio collages from Josh Davis, the Bay Area's one-of-a-kind hip-hop excavationist. The shadow knows beats.

Surf healia.com, a new consumer healthcare search engine that helps direct users to high-quality information.

Eat SweetRiot candies. These chocolate-covered cacao pieces are the perfect mid-afternoon treat (from $18 for three tins; sweetriot.com)