While many of us were sleeping Monday morning, NASA's latest rover, Curiosity, landed on Mars for a two-year research mission. Here's what you missed if you weren't breathlessly awaiting touchdown. (io9)
Meanwhile, back on Earth, NASA activity lead Bobak Ferdowsi suddenly became the toast of the internet when images of his hawt mohawk hit Twitter. An intelligent rocket scientist who's also cute? Be still my heart! (Buzzfeed)
These photos by Leland Bobbé of half-made-up drag queens are stunning. (The Gloss)
If you've ever wondered what a race between all the victors of the 100-meter sprint in Olympics history would look like, wonder no more. Bonus long jump and freestyle swim videos at the bottom of the page. (NY Times)
I love this blogger's take-away message from all the Olympics coverage: it's ok to admire the athletes' bodies, but don't try too hard to look like them. And remember, the media is "full of crap" - "because when we feel like we’re not good enough we’ll buy whatever it is they tell us will make us more desirable." (Blisstree)
As part of his campaign to promote breastfeeding, Mayor Bloomberg wants hospitals in NYC to lock up baby formulas? That seems extreme. (Time)
My dinner party decor is incomplete without this candleholder. (Geeks Are Sexy)
I don't think this comedian realizes why her social media pleas didn't work - she just came on waaaaaay too strongly! (The Daily Beast)
In this video, Kristen Stewart explains why she slept with Rupert Sanders. It makes almost as much sense as "because it was a publicity stunt." This actress's KStew impression is killer! (The Stir)
Damn kids, always upstaging everyone. This is why our flower girl got to sit with her parents during our wedding ceremony.
And now, the latest "Simon's Cat" episode - here's "Ready, Steady, Slow!"