Science-fiction writers will bend over backwards to explain why it's scientifically feasible that the world is about to be annihilated by time-travelling aliens from another dimension, yet they never bother to go into details about why every hot woman in the future is clad in bikiniwear.
Get used to this face. Mark Zuckerberg's creation Facebook just made a deal with a Russian investor to raise $500 million, which sounds like a lot until you realize that the social-networking company is now valued at a staggering $50 billion, making it one of the world's biggest. We'll all be calling him boss, soon.
J.D. Salinger made it OK to be the kind of kid who grew up asking questions about the world his parents built. Rest in peace, J.D. You were far more than the most terrific liar we ever saw in our lives.