Morning Cup of Links: Giraffe Overload

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Back to School Boot Camp. Pay attention: do not eat paste, and do not take your pants off.
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Fight Songs: Eleven Great Musician-Politician Campaign Feuds. Before selecting your campaign music, better check out the politics of the musicians.
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Finally, an honest trailer for The Hunger Games. I learned more about the story from this than I ever did from my kids.
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Tips for backing up your Gmail, Facebook, and Twitter accounts, and why that's something people should do.
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A couple of three-week-old kittens were rescued from a junk heap. They immediately became models for an extensive portfolio of awesome portraits.
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Sea otters are not only cute, they have fine motor skills and can logically solve puzzles like stacking cups better than you can. Until they decide they'd rather hold hands with a friend.
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10 Great Artists’ Famous Calling Cards. Learn these, and you'll be able to identify their books, movies, and artworks to impress your friends.
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The Year’s Most Controversial Film, Compliance, explores how obedience to authority can go horribly wrong. Some object to such an uncomfortable concept being presented as entertainment.
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No matter how many heroics a hobbit can perform, Gandalf is always asking for more. Hey, a quest is a quest!
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How much do you know about giraffes? Find giraffe facts, giraffe links, giraffe pictures, and a video of a newborn giraffe all in one post.
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Anthropologist Tanya Luhrmann studied how evangelicals hear the voice of God. Her theory is that "the church teaches those who pray to use their minds differently than they do in everyday life."
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The Lost Towns of Russia. See pictures of what was left behind when the Soviets could no longer support them.

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August 20, 2012 - 1:08am
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