Morning Cup of Links: Skydiving Cats

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How many Princess Bride references can you fit into a half-hour show about football? Here are the highlights.
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A Swedish TV ad for who-knows-what features skydiving cats in formation. Let us hope they all landed on their feet just as they should.
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Enrique Medrano allegedly spent his nights spraying graffiti around beautiful downtown Burbank. Then during the day he was a professional graffiti cleaner making money from the city cleaning up his own work!
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Want to make a better cup of coffee? The best barista in the U.S. reveals her secrets.
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Two snowboarders were rescued from Mount Rainier after two nights in the snow. "This is why people use Mount Rainier to train for Mount Everest."
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10 Chemical Compounds with Immature Jokes for Names. Of course, they all have perfectly good explanations.
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Were you under the impression that the civil war in Sudan was over with the formation of South Sudan? Surprise -the conflict between Muslims and the native civilians is still going on, just not getting much press.
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Santana’s Supernatural was 1999’s most surprisingly successful album. And we are all better for it.
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Scientists have developed a self-healing electronic skin that's sensitive to the touch. It could make prosthetic limbs that can feel, in a way.
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Time Stands Still: The Psychology of Casinos. Everything about them is carefully designed to separate you from your money.

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November 14, 2012 - 12:13am
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