Welcome to Captain's Log -- your (semi) daily round-up of sci-fi randomness from around the web. Here's what's happening:

The second official picture for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Pt 1 -- high-res at The Leaky Cauldron -- gives a slightly more intriguing picture. At least this one has wandage.

HijiNKS Ensue starts up their own Team Edward.

Umm... I get fandom, but would you really want to kneel before Zod at your wedding? [Topless Robot]

Joss Whedon tells the Chicago Tribune why Dollhouse failed.

SciFi Wire spots a killer Evolution of a Cylon poster.

Sometimes there's nothing cooler than retro looks into the future, like BoingBoing shows with Popular Mechanics minimalism.

Merlin gets a third season on BBC One.

SuperPunch shares a super-cool leather zeppelin steampunk toy.

And why the Na'vi speak English, over at io9.