Things We Saw Today: This Hot-Tub Invading Bear Is Having a Better Day than All of Us
This came out a couple days ago, but bears are timeless! A California bear invaded the backyard of homeowner Mark Hough last Friday, and also helped himself to a margarita Hough had left outside. Hough describes it as “bobbling away having fun, playing with the chlorinator and the thermometer” in his jacuzzi. Afterwards, it lapped up his drink, climbed a tree, and took a two-hour nap. It’s like Goldilocks, but reversed!
- I LOVE THIS SONG: A teacher confronted Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt at a DC restaurant with her 2-year-old son and asked him to resign. (via Buzzfeed)
- Very appropriate for Independence Day: TIME has a great article about the women who signed the Declaration of Independence!
Kay Cannon did a “Notes on a Scene” video for Vanity Fair about the puke scene in Blockers. A lot of work went into that puke!
- Meryl Streep is playing Aunt March in the Little Women adaptation! (via Vulture)
- Muriel Vega’s “What To Wear To Become An American Citizen” on Bustle is a special read.
- This deep dive into celebrity relationship conspiracy theories on Buzzfeed is a fascinating look at how far real-life ships can go.
Here’s a pyrotechnic pro on WIRED explaining what goes on behind-the-scenes for those great firework displays. Also, here are a few firework-related tips for tonight: how to photograph them and how not to set yourself on fire.
Happy 4th of July!
The US embassy in Tokyo has a mascot—a jellybean named Tom. (A jelly bean was picked to represent America’s diversity.) pic.twitter.com/DYnX8l9DTv
— Mondo Mascots (@mondomascots) July 4, 2018
I love our Japanese mascot.
That’s what we saw today, what did you see? Happy Fourth of July everybody!
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