Morning Cup of Links: Truth is Stranger

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Felix Baumgartner Completes 24-Mile Freefall Space Jump. See some pictures from the record-breaking stunt.
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While we wait for the video of Felix Baumgartner's record 24-mile skydive, we can enjoy this re-enactment rendered in LEGO.
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The Greatest Event in TV History is the title to an overhyped special segment aired by Adult Swim. But once you take a look at what it really is, you'll be tickled by its ridiculously obscure but well-done premise.
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Duke, the family dog, woke the whole family because the baby wasn't breathing. The nine-week-old girl survived only because of the dog's alert. That's a good dog.
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You've probably never heard of the world's most popular blogger. But a new book will bring Han Han's internet wisdom to the English-reading audience.
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Tori the Tiny terrier is a paraplegic, but she gets around well anyway. So well that she helps with chores like raking leaves.
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The new film Argo is based on a historical event that if it weren't true, the script would have been rejected as too unbelievable. But historical events have given us many wonderful movies that wouldn't have passed muster as fiction.
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What happens when Batman tries to use AppleMaps? Better say a prayer for Gotham City!
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The cost of getting the flu. After reading this, you might think about getting that flu shot you've been putting off.
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10 First Ladies Who Never Wanted the Title. And considering the loss of privacy, can you blame them?

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October 15, 2012 - 1:05am
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