Daily roundup of what's hot online right now with news on Ray Bradbury, video of the 2012 Venus transit and why "drive-in theaters" is trending.

Trending topic: Ray Bradbury dies at 91

Ray Bradbury, the author of such literary fiction classics like "Fahrenheit 451," died Tuesday night in his California home. He scripted John Huston's 1956 film version of "Moby Dick" and wrote for "The Twilight Zone," according to USAToday.com, among other accomplishments. Click on the link above to read more.

Check this out: Drive in theaters

Today's Google Doodle, according to Inquisitr.com, is in honor of the first-ever drive-in movie theater, which opened on June 6, 1933 and showed the film "Wives Beware." Click on the link above to read more about the big event.

Video: Rare spectacle: Venus transit 2012

Crowds were flocking to look at the rare sight of Venus passing in front of the sun Tuesday and Wednesday, depending on the location of their vantage point. The next transit of the planet isn't set to take place until 2117. Scroll down to watch the footage.


-- GateHouse News Service