There’s an app for that: Facebook launched it’s photo-sharing app, Facebook Camera, and the reviews are mixed, at best. It’s definitely not the quality, but rather the massive social network behind it, that is reaping praises. The app’s creative lens filters falter compared to Instagram’s, despite the fact that Facebook now owns their dev team, but ease of sharing seems to override the technical inefficiencies — at least for now. Have you tried Facebook Camera yet? We’d love to know your first impressions before you’re tainted by the tech snobs at TechCrunch, Mashable and AllThingsD.
Out of this world: History was made today when SpaceX, a private company controlled by billionaire Elon Musk, docked a supply capsule to the International Space Station — marking the first time a business enterprise delivered supplies to the space station. Due to lack of funds, NASA space exploration has almost come to a complete halt in the last few years, opening the possibility of routine spaceflight to interested commercial companies.
Life-changing news: Five years ago, Steven Crecelius, a man married for 25 years who had six kids, went to the hospital for kidney stones and left with an unexpected piece of information — he is actually intersexual, born with a mix of anatomical sex traits. Steven, who now goes by Stevie, is still married to her wife Debbie and is supported by their gang of children.
In other news:
- ABC reports on The Perfect Tomato
- The Washington Post reveals Da Vinci Code inspired news surrounding leaked Vatican secrets
- Reuters covers what they call a bungled and botched Facebook IPO
- Financial Times reports Iran has almost doubled it’s stockpile of high-grade uranium