What was that weird expanding halo of light seen from Hawaii? It looked like a giant blowing bubbles, but astronomy forums have worked out a more reasonable explanation.
*
15 Badass Recipients Of The Dickin Medal. This is an award for animals who served honorably during wartime, even the pigeons.
*
How do polar bears cope with shrinking ice caps? They eat less, grow less, and have fewer cubs -all bad signs for their future.
*
I love Swede Mason's re-edit of the TV show MasterChef into a snappy techno rhythm. I love the buttery biscuit base, too!
*
6 Beloved 80s Toys With Bizarrely Horrifying Origin Stories. And what does this say about the movers and shakers who grew up on these tales? (NSFW text)
*
The Ray Harryhausen Creature List. The legendary special effects wizard was a master of the stop-motion monster, every one of which you'll see in this video.
*
7 July 4th Traditions from Around the Nation. Although it is quite possible to grow up in New England and never eat salmon for the holiday.