Forgive me, but I could not resist sharing this amazing shot from Nathan Adrian’s Instagram, even if having the 4th of July fall on a Wednesday this year was vaguely annoying for me from a work-flow perspective — I somehow ended up with MORE work to do rather than less after having taken a half-day on Wednesday — and I am sure I am not alone in that.

IT’S HOT — it’s 111 where I am today — and you probably need a sun hat? I rounded some up!

England takes on Sweden tomorrow morning in the World Cup and we can assume everyone is in a fetal position. BEHOLD our take on the last round of soccerfootball action.

At Lainey: WAIT! Did we know that Naomi Watts and Billy Crudup are dating?!?!?

This is great, at Vulture: 7 Days With the Most Talented Theater Teens in the Country

Also at Lainey: I have A LOT of thoughts about this Top Gun II thing, in part because as a middle schooler, I had a LOT OF FEELINGS about Top Gun.

I’m sure you want to see a few pics from Felicity Jones’s wedding! [Vanity Fair]

Interesting, at Eater: We Need to Talk About Dead Houseplants in Restaurants

You KNOW I love reading about what people pack for vacations, and I enjoyed Grace’s (very honest) post about what she packed for a trip to Asia.

At Revelist: Does your bra fit? WHO CAN SAY?

Interesting, and unexpected at Hyperallergic: US Postal Service Ordered to Pay Artist $3.5M For Copyright Infringement. WHOOPS!

At The Mary Sue: Canceled: Actors Who Hollywood Should Stop Casting (But Probably Won’t)

At Fashionista: FRUIT EARRINGS!

At Pajiba, finally some good news! Aww Yeah, Idris Elba’s Coming To Sex Up the ‘Fast and Furious’ Spin-Off

At Celebitchy: Apparently Katharine McPhee is engaged to David Foster. Somewhere, his 4th wife Yolanda walked into a beautiful, all-glass refrigerator and let out one perfect scream.