So much news passes before our collective eyes every day that we couldn't possibly cover it all. Mostly because much of it isn't worth covering! But here are a some borderline tidbits we passed on, just in case.
Scientists have discovered that solar system HD10180 has nine whole planets, while—after the inglorious demotion of Pluto—we're stuck at a measly eight. You know what? Fine. We had a good run. But I didn't come here to be a second place cluster of orbital masses. So let's just do the dignified thing and blow everything up, starting with stuck-up Jupiter. [Discover]
So just to be clear, if you have Comcast and HBO you've been able to watch HBO on demand for forever, basically. But if you really desperately have wanted to watch HBO on your Xbox, you haven't been able to, and also why? Anyways, you can now, starting early next week. Congratulations, you can end the hunger strike! [Multichannel]
Left Behind is our daily collection of chaff we didn't think was quite good enough to post on its own, and why.