Time-waster of the day: February 15, 2013

Putin meteor

This morning in Rhode Island: It was pretty nice out. I took off my jacket on the way to class and got a little chilly. It was worth the experience.

This morning in Russia: A 10-ton meteor streaking across the early-dawn sky at 19 miles PER SECOND exploded and sent giant chunks of flaming space rock hurtling to the ground, injuring hundreds.

Read about it here, watch the videos here.