A follow-up video, "14 minutes of terror," will show NASA scientists sweating it out as they wait to find out if the rover is more than a $2.5 billion pile of scrap littered across the martian surface.
Never mind the lipstick, give it a cough drop: With state- and county-fair season approaching, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is warning people to take care around pigs because of a new strain of swine flu that spreads from animals to people. Ten recent cases were linked to a county fair in Ohio.
Still, we'd rather take our chances with the pigs, than with most of what's deep-fried and sold on a stick at the fair.
It wasn't us, honest: The Facebook pages of several Major League Baseball teams were hacked Thursday, including those of the Chicago Cubs and the New York Yankees. A false item was posted on the Yankees' Facebook page that said shortstop Derek Jeter had undergone a sex change operation.
Oh, we know it wasn't true. We just wonder how many people "liked" it before it was taken down.
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