Morning Cup of Links: CERN and the Internet

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Innovations at the CERN particle accelerator may lead to superfast internet speeds -up to 10 gigabytes per second! And we were worried about a tear in the space-time continuum.
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Bankrupt! 65 Famous People Who Lost It All. Still, none of them ever had to worry about their next meal.
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Famous logos in their natural habitats. Bonus goofy discussion after the gymnastics picture.
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12 Extremely Weird Diseases and Conditions You've (Probably) Never Heard Of. I've heard of most of these, but I've been called extremely weird myself.
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The family and a court demands that an 85-year-old 'minimally conscious' patient be treated as if he's going to recover. Doctors refuse, saying further intervention is "torture" and therefore unethical. How should this be resolved?
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Bomomo is some kind of cool art toy. Learning to use it is half the fun!
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Flooding in the Midwest has destroyed huge crops of corn and soybeans. One more thing that will cause prices to skyrocket.
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Whatever happened to Muzak? Elevator music is still here, it's just different.

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June 18, 2008 - 10:37pm
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