From prepping to read the Emmy nominations to a dramatic reading of Snooki’s new book, here are today’s links.
Training Day: Announcing the Emmy nominations is no walk in the park. Bridesmaids‘ Melissa McCarthy gets ready for the big event by training with last year’s announcer Joel McHale (NBC’s Community & E!’s The Soup). All this scene is missing is a Rocky-style run up the steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art. (Mediaite)
Manhattanhenge (Part II): Watch the setting sun align with the Manhattan grid. (The Sun)
Say Awww: Baby animals and their moms hug it out in this slideshow. (LIFE)
An Intrepid Reporter: A reporter in LA continues reporting on a nearby fire after a water helicopter drenches her. (The Daily What)
Hang On Tight: See the world’s steepest roller coaster at the Fuji-Q-Highland amusement park in Japan. (TIME)
Do-It-Yourself: Calling all art buffs: now you can turn your photos into Andy Warhol silkscreens with this new iPhone app. (Gizmodo)
Masterpiece Theater: A snarky Anderson Cooper reads from Snooki’s new book, A Shore Thing.