Curiosity wishes you were on Mars (and other stuff you missed)

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Zoom! Enhance! A composite image of Curiosity on Mars. (Click for larger.)

Hooray! It’s day two of Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. If you’ve had your fill of news about waterproof tablets and a new Lytro sensor from Toshiba, we’ve got other news from around the Web you might have missed.

Multi-boot your Raspberry Pi [Hack a Day]

The Rapsberry Pi can run a host of different OS platforms including Android and a dozen variations of Linux. If ever want to switch it up, though, you typicallyhave to reformat your SD card and flashing a new OS. Now, the Raspberry Pi finally has a multi-booting called Berryboot that lets you throw on anything you want and boot to it on startup, so now you can have a triple-boot Mac/Windows/Linux mini-machine.

Curiosity sends back a photo postcard [PetaPixel]

Mars may be inhospitable, but holy crap, can that planet look good sometimes. Curiosity took this 360-degree panoramic self-portrait of the barren Martian landscape on a dusty day. Shouldn't you stop taking selfies and get back to analyzing that Martian dust, Curiosity?

A hilarious, exhaustive list of useless lab equipment [Boing Boing]

Got some broken, semi-useless science lab equipment that you have no choice but to still use? Well, you’re not the only one. This particular Reddit thread has become an epic discussion where you can air your grievances about that roughly half of a fake human skeleton strwen throughout the biology department, “tweezers that no longer tweeze,” or a drawer where all broken lab equipment goes.

Nature’s cutest—I mean, most deadly—creature [YouTube]

Finally, after billions of years of evolution, nature has finally produced a Pokémon.

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