Seattle sisters, 10 and 8, launch own craft to edge of space – with cat pic and LEGO R2-D2 on board.
On this date in 1814: the battle of Baltimore, inspiration for the Star-Spangled Banner.
Firenado! Footage of the moment (in 2003) 800K gallons of Jim Beam accidentally released into a Kentucky lake bursts into flames after being hit by lightning… before a tornado sucks the flaming liquid 100 feet up into the air.
Scottish distillery reveals results of “space whisky” experiment.
ICYMI, Friday’s links are here, and include a collection of dubious and obsolete medical remedies, two boys who tunneled out of Kindergarten to go buy a car, money-begging letters home from medieval college students, and a patent for a training system for walking through walls.