By Amy Tennery
The Soyuz TMA-10M spacecraft blasts off at the Baikonur cosmodrome. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov
The best of the great beyond (gallery): A meteorite, some rockets and one very unlucky frog: It’s the best of Reuters photos, space edition.
Sorry, skin cream won’t make you thinner: Four purveyors of dubious diet aids, including so-called slimming cream, have settled with the Federal Trade Commission after being accused of false advertising.
Move aside, Marilyn – Rodman gives North Korean dictator birthday serenade: Dennis Rodman surprised North Korean leader Kim Jong Un with a rendition of “Happy Birthday.”
Alibaba: buh-bye, bitcoin! Alibaba is cleaning house ahead of its planned initial public offering, banning the sale of bitcoins on its online marketplace.
Hell freezes over (video): How cold is it? Hell has frozen over. Hell, Michigan, that is.
Snuffing out cigarettes: The world’s largest consumer of cigarettes may be putting down the pack. China wants to ban smoking in public places.
Students pose with “big cigarette models” at a primary school in Handan, Hebei province. REUTERS/China Daily