What happened this week (in anything but politics)

Posted February 9, 2018 9:41 a.m. EST

— A rocket takes off. A mom storms off. And eggs fly off. It's time for this week's politics-free side of the news.

An order gone wrong

Norway's Olympic chefs put in an order using Google Translate. But 1,500 eggs somehow turned to 15,000.

A smooth takeoff

Elon Musk strapped his Tesla to a rocket. And now there's a car in space playing 'Space Oddity' on repeat.

An awkward moment

On Signing Day, her son committed to the University of Florida. She was NOT happy.

A mesmerizing birth

The Internet wants to know why the baby octopus changes color as it hatches. The explanation is a reasonable one.

A shirtless return

The oily Tongan Olympian came out oily again. And it was 32˚F!

An adorable spokesman

Lucas was born with Down syndrome. This week he made history.