Morning Cup of Links: Slave Ants

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The Three Biggest Lies About College Admission. They may have been valid rules in the past, but the college game has changed a lot in the past few years.
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Watch 32 randomly-started metronomes fall into sync with each other. This is the same principle that causes foot bridges to sway when a lot of people walk on them together.
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12 Facts About "The Baby-Sitters Club" That Will Blow Your Mind. Those who grew up reading the book series are lifetime fans.
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Jimmy Fallon and the cast of Men With Kids perform a medley of your favorite TV series theme songs. Feel free to sing along, since you won't be able to resist, anyway.
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You may think of ants as mindless workers who never stop, but there are exceptions. While one species tries a shortcut by stealing babies to raise as slaves, the slave ants thwart those nefarious plans by rebelling in their own way.
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The U.S. passed the Clean Water Act 40 years ago. So why is raw sewage still flowing into our waterways?
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When PSY performs "Gangnam Style" in Seoul, the real stars are the enthusiastic crowd.
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Self-Driving Cars Are Now Legal in California. Lucky for the pedestrians of that state, they won't be on the market for another ten years or so.
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Is the era of free checking accounts over? Not if customers are willing to switch banks over the matter.
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10 Leaders Under the Influence. You have to wonder if our modern attitudes towards drinking and drugs would have made a different in history.

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September 27, 2012 - 1:07am
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