Today in History August 3
Highlights of this day in history: Christopher Columbus sets sail; Europe slides further into World War I; A Cold War case heats up Capitol Hill; Air traffic controllers in the U.S. go on strike; NBA founded; Singer Tony Bennett born. (Aug. 3)
NASA's AIRS Sees Polar Vortex Behind U.S. Big Chill
The chilling weather phenomenon that hit much of the U.S. in January is explained by scientist Eric Fetzer using data from NASA's AIRS instrument.
Masters of Sex Season 2: Lizzy Caplan is Virginia Johnson
Lizzy Caplan discusses Virginia Johnson's character arc moving into the the second season of Masters of Sex.
One Man. One Cause. One Jet Ski.
Comedian Kurt Braunohler jet skied from Chicago to New Orleans to raise money for impoverished African families. Help Kurt get to $50,000! Every penny goes to Heifer International. Donate now: Igg.me/at/jetski.
Meet 3 Real Life Mermaids
Lauren, Erin, and Katie are mermaids living in Florida.
She’s Patti Mayonnaise and Yoga Jones: Constance Shulman Talks to Vanity Fair
Famous to a generation of children as the voice of dream girl Patti Mayonnaise on the animated show Doug, Constance Shulman has broken back out in pop culture as Yoga Jones on Orange Is the New Black. We spoke to her about her experiences on both landmark shows.
18 Photos You Won't Believe Actually Exist
What the what? Video inspired by this post.
Gentlemen Lobsters - Garrett and Quinn Watch the World Cup
Garret and Quinn decide to jump on the soccer fan bandwagon and watch the World Cup.