Cheat Sheet: Four Things You Maybe Missed This Week

March 9, 2012 at 1:29 pm , by

1. Kony 2012

In the last four days, more than 56 million people watched this documentary, made by the charity Invisible Children about the plight of children in Uganda due to Joseph Kony, the leader of the Lord’s Resistance Army. Criticisms and defenses of the film and the charity have popped up. The Guardian has a good roundup.

2. Aurora Borealis in Michigan

A massive solar flare this week caused the Northern Lights to head south. This video was taken in upper Michigan.

3. Ratatouille, The Snowboarding Opossum

Who needs a skateboarding dog? Also, props to Ratatouille for constantly making first tracks.

4. Penguins on a Plane!