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Will.i.am debuts his track from Mars

CTVNews reports that Will.i.am, the Black Eyed Peas frontman, is going to debut his new track from Mars.


The Mars Curiosity Rover is going to beam his song back to Earth, which is how the world is going to first hear it.

While a technological marvel, it’s an embarrassing use of the rover and the tech behind it.

Members of the team overseeing Curiosity’s work on Mars will be on hand too, to explain how the song was sent from the Martian surface to Earth, as well as other details of the rover’s mission on the Red Planet.

I guess that’s the useful part.  NASA is using Will.i.am to get people interested in the technology, and will hopefully actually explain the science behind it.

Let’s hope this song is better than the last BEP album.


Celebrity voting PSA mocks you while it educates

It’s hard to decide how to feel about this little PSA some celebrities made.  Definitely for a good cause, and for the most part I find it funny, but parts of it really do come off a little condesceding.

And, quite frankly, it almost reminds me of those “Everest College” ads you see on TV.