August 9, 2012 by Volamoot at Mashable!
Welcome to Thursday morning’s edition of ‘First To Know,’ a series in which we keep you in the know on what’s happening in the digital world. Today, we’re looking at four particularly interesting stories.
Scientists think the spot on the Martian equator where the Curiosity rover landed looks familiar, comparing the landscape to California’s Mojave Desert.
“The first impression that you get is how Earth-like this seems looking at that landscape,” chief scientist John Grotzinger of the California Institute of Technology said.
Though all the Olympic medals have already been awarded in slalom canoe,…
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