Things We Saw Today: The First Lesbian Navy Homecoming Kiss
Things We Saw Today
Is this a sight for sore eyes or what? What you’re looking at is a lesbian couple sharing the traditional homecoming kiss for the first time in Navy history. Hit the jump for more on this story plus a video interview with the couple and the rest of what we saw today!
Through a raffle held onboard, Petty Officer 2nd Class Marissa Gaeta won the right to be the first off the ship when Oak Hill docked in Virginia Beach after several months at sea,” writes The Daily What. “23-year-old Gaeta was greeted by her girlfriend of two years, Petty Officer 3rd Class Citlalic Snell, 22, and the two locked lips while the crowd gathered around them cheered.” And here’s the video…
- Speaking of ships, how’d you like to hear the sound of the Enterprise’s engine from Star Trek: The Next Generation idling for 24 hours? Well thanks to this youtube video, you can. (I had no idea uploads could BE that long) I think I’ve got something new to fall asleep to.
- Michael Inglis, the guy who made a LEGO Zelda movie is now making a push to make actual Zelda Lego toys and you can help. (via Gamma Squad)
Cory McBurnett wishes everyone a Merry Hothmas!
- For the baby you just know is going to be super smart, Brainy Bibs. It’s science!
- Thanks to Valyrian Steel you can own the swords (and hammer) from George R.R. Martin’s A Game of Thrones! (via Nerd Approved)
- NPR put together The 20 Unhappiest People You Meet In The Comments Sections Of Year-End Lists although they go for just about any list, ever. We experience #19 on a regular basis here at The Mary Sue.
- Bacteria that could pass as X-Men? Part 1??? (via Scientific American)
This is a pillow from Japan. It has speakers inside so you can hook it up to your cell phone and talk while in bed. Perfect for tweens and the naughty adult crowd. (via Topless Robot)