Friday, January 11, 2013

Caught orange-handed: Police follow trail of Cheetos to find thief

Some people get arrested because someone reports them to the police.

In one man's case, it was the Cheetos that got him busted.

Deputies in Kershaw County, S.C. arrested Austin Lee Westfall Presler on Sunday and charged him with second-degree burglary of a general store.

Z funny bone: Celebrities Read Mean Tweets

Twitter users are known for their thoughtful constructive criticism, especially when it comes to celebrities. That's why Jimmy Kimmel created his "Celebrities Read Mean Tweets" segment.

If you haven't seen these 3 videos already we thought we would share some humor:

How Did Humans Figure Out That Sex Makes Babies?

When the Explainer asked you to vote on a favorite unanswered question of 2012, the majority opted for a rather lascivious query regarding why rich ladies sunbathe topless, and the Explainer has duly delivered your pound of flesh. But in perusing the runners-up, another question so intrigued the Explainer that he could not resist answering it as well:When and how did humankind figure out that sex is what causes babies? It’s not exactly the most obvious correlation: Sex doesn't always lead to babies, and there’s a long lead time between the act and the consequences—weeks before there are even symptoms, usually. So roughly where do we think we were as a species when it clicked?

Human Settlement on Mars in 2023

Humans might not have landed on Mars yet - but you can already apply to be one of the first to colonize its surface.

Only problem? You'll never come back.

Mars One, a Netherlands-based non-profit, has the lofty aim of reaching our nearest neighbouring planet in 2023.