The sun was angry yesterday, my friends

Watch the sun erupt (slightly)

OK, people, everything's fine, don't panic, but yesterday there was a Coronal mass ejection (CME) from the sun. NASA has the video, posted here:

Oh, those things are normal? And the CME was not aimed toward Earth? Never mind. Still, it's cool, and my kids would say that it looked like a "sun toot."

Keith Shaw rounds up the best in geek video in his ITworld.tv blog. Follow Keith on Twitter at @shawkeith. For the latest IT news, analysis and how-tos, follow ITworld on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+.

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