The Mars rover's discovery of a strange bright object gives us a chance to speculate wildly about the shiny thing's origins.
Google has changed its logo on localised versions of its home page, including that of the UK, into a flurry of coloured balls. But why?
Oh Buckyballs, my Buckyballs. The addictive magnetic desk toy succumbs to government pressure and resigns itself to life as a cherished relic of the past.
Also on tap: A Roku box, tangle-resistant earbuds, a Vizio sound bar, and some generic Buckyballs.
There's a whole team behind the special Google logos that mark holidays, big events, and VIP birthdays. CNET's Daniel Terdiman witnesses the Doodlers in process.
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