Wisconsin Marvels at Giant Possible Meteor
At 10pm CDT night, what appeared to be a huge meteor dazzled Wisconsin residents, reportedly causing sonic booms in some areas and filling the sky "as if a full moon just peeked out from a cloud."
Officials at the National Weather Service have not been able to confirm that it was in fact a meteor, but they said that meteor showers were expected to peak in the Wisconsin area around April 14, according to Wisconsin TV station WKOW, and so it was "likely" to have been one.Read on...
New, Geek Cameo-Packed “We Love xkcd” Video Will Make Your Heart Go Boom De Yada
Quick: what do Neil Gaiman, Wil Wheaton, Cory Doctorow, Lawrence Lessig, Bruce Schneier, Jason Kottke, Phil Plait, MC Frontalot, and many more have in common? Answer: they've all teamed up to make a new "We Love xkcd" video, where they sing their love of the Internet, cryptography, your sister, and more, in homage to the classic xkcd strip "xkcd Loves the Discovery Channel." Video after the jump:Read on...