Babette March

11 Things We Didn’t Know Last Week

Posted on 02/19/2014 by | News, Culture, Sights and Sounds | Comments

11 ThingsNews, discoveries and … fun 1. The mission of India’s Mangalyaan spacecraft to Mars cost a lot less than the blockbuster movie Gravity. (Learn more at NY Times) 2. Babette March, the first Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue cover model in 1964, is now a 72-year-old artist and innkeeper in Halfway, Ore.  (Learn more at AARP) 3. Facebook offers 50 ways to describe your gender. (Learn more at Future Tense) 4. DNA testing might solve mysteries of Mona Lisa’s smile. (Learn more at Mail Online) 5. …

SI Swimsuit Issue Legends: Where Are They Now?

Posted on 02/18/2014 by | Who's News | Comments

Bulletin Today | EntertainmentIt’s the 50th anniversary of the annual Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue, and a trio of young models — Nina Agdal, Lily Aldridge and Chrissy Teigen — on this year’s cover have created a media sensation. They can thank a long line of cover legends before them, many of whom gathered for a group photo inside the new issue, out Feb. 18. Wonder what became of some of those models who made memorable appearances in earlier years? Here’s an update. Christie …