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Photos: A UFO Didn't Just Fly Over L.A.

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[UPDATE: The "UFO" Seen Over Southern California Was A Missile, says Cigarette-Smoking Man]

Every single person under the Los Angeles sky with a Twitter account is reporting that a UFO just flew over Los Angeles. We are here to report the news: a UFO did not just fly over Los Angeles. Sorry, Josh.

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It wasn't even a rocket.

It wasn't even the Taurid Meteor Shower, which Accuweather notes will be bringing "cosmic fireballs" our way into next week.

UPDATE: Maybe it's a missile? It's a missile, says THE GOVERNMENT. The U.S. Navy confirmed this was a missile test conducted by the Navy Strategic Systems Programs off the coast of Southern California.

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This is not to say there are no UFOs or aliens. There are definitely UFOs and aliens. They just aren't coming for us tonight.

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