An explosion (or explosions) heard for miles in Lebanon overnight sent many scrambling to social media for some sort of news, but for now the source of the sound remains a mystery. Theories now range from a rocket attack to a blown fuse at a power plant. Thunder? Aliens?

https://twitter.com/breakingmenews/status/347834603551199232

TV news in Lebanon seems to be following in the footsteps of CNN Turk, which skipped covering violent street protests in favor of a penguin documentary.

https://twitter.com/Tony_Hawi/status/347836531467247616

https://twitter.com/nat_rumi/status/347837136642396160

We’re guilty of complaining about the 24-hour news cycle in the United States, but at times like these it’s nice to have someone at the controls.

This sounds at least as good as MTV Poker:

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Update:

We still don’t have the “official” word from Lebanon, but witnesses are convinced it was just a blown transformer at a power station.

https://twitter.com/KarimYaacoub/status/347833262737068032

https://twitter.com/KarimYaacoub/status/347859184206872576