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Morning Cup of Links: We Voted!

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

No "I Voted" stickers at your polling place? Print your own here.
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The big election question: Are astronauts stuck in space able to vote?
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"Sock it to me?" -- Nixon’s Laugh-In cameo that won the 1968 election.
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Birch Bayh has been trying to get rid of the Electoral College for almost 50 years.
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In honor of Movember, check out 10 of the greatest moustaches in history.
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Most of us have heard of the Hindenburg crash, but you probably don't know much about these other airship disasters.
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Figaro, a Goffin's cockatoo raised in captivity, has become the first cockatoo to use tools (that we know of)... and not just to use them, but to create them without prompting.
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You know that cute face on Gerber products? That was a real baby, and she's now 85 years old.
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Movies have featured some very ridiculous computers -- and Wired has compiled two collections of the most wonderfully ridiculous movie computers of all time.
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Awesome supercut of the week: the IMDb Top 250 Movies in just 2.5 minutes.

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Don't Have Space For a Christmas Tree? Decorate a Pineapple Instead
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Christmas trees aren't for everyone. Some people can't fit a fir inside their cramped abodes, while others are turned off by the expense, or by the idea of bugs hitchhiking their way inside. Fake trees are always an option, but a new trend sweeping Instagram—pineapples as mini-Christmas "trees"—might convince you to forego the forest vibe for a more tropical aesthetic.

As Thrillist reports, the pineapple-as-Christmas-tree idea appears to have originated on Pinterest before it, uh, ripened into a social media sensation. Transforming a pineapple into a Halloween “pumpkin” requires carving and tea lights, but to make the fruit festive for Christmas all one needs are lights, ornaments, swaths of garland, and any other tiny tchotchkes that remind you of the holidays. The final result is a tabletop decoration that's equal parts Blue Hawaii and Miracle on 34th Street.

In need of some decorating inspiration? Check out a variety of “Christmas tree” pineapples below.

[h/t Thrillist]

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