Daily roundup of what's hot online right now with Anderson Cooper coming out as gay, the high-temperature records that were broken in the U.S. last week and a video of Gov. Chris Christie insulting a reporter.
Trending topic: Anderson Cooper
In response to an Entertainment Weekly cover story about gay celebrities, Anderson Cooper wrote in an email to Daily Beast blogger Andrew Sullivan, "The fact is, I'm gay, always have been, always will be, and I couldn't be any more happy, comfortable with myself and proud." Click the link above to read the full story.
Check this out: High-temp records broken
Did you know 1,924 high-temperature U.S. records were broken or tied last week? Is it global warming, or just a hot summer? Click the link above to get an overall look at all the records broken across the U.S., state by state, compliments of Climate Central.
Video: Gov. Chris Christie insults reporter
In a press conference, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie asked a reporter if they were stupid for asking an off-topic question.
-- GateHouse News Service