Morning Cup of Links: Save Tesla's Lab

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Miss Cellania is on vacation, so I’ll be filling in this week. Enjoy!

Big news: Ecuador has granted Julian Assange political asylum... but will England allow Assange safe passage from Ecuador's London embassy?
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Matthew Inman of The Oatmeal needs your help to buy Nikola Tesla's old laboratory to turn it into a Tesla Science Center. (Currently, there is no Tesla Museum in the U.S.)
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Millennials--those born between 1979 and 1989--spend more money on books than any other generation.
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A British teacher biked from London to the Arctic Circle to raise money for charity and to encourage her teenage students to bike more themselves.
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Ever wonder what X stood for in alphabets before xylophones and X-rays? Wonder no more.
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Some scary kids books remain creepy well into adulthood. Any of these books still get your heart racing?
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Speaking of creepy, Vladimir Stankovic has created a series of paintings and animated GIFs featuring insect-mollusk hybrids he calls "Cephalopodoptera."
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Disney Imagineers have designed an interactive plant technology that turns any plant into "an expressive, multi-touch, gesture-sensitive controller."
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The winners of the 24th annual National Geographic Traveler photo contest have been announced.
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The interesting "marshmallow study" provides insights into the importance of children's ability to delay gratification.

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August 17, 2012 - 1:05am
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