Morning Cup of Links: 50-foot Snake

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Titanoboa cerrejonensis was a prehistoric snake that grew up to 15 meters long and could swallow crocodiles whole! Luckily, it would never be able to hide on a plane. Bonus: here are some other prehistoric giants.
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10 Surefire Ways to Score Oscar Recognition. The same type roles keep winning, so there is no question why we see the same types of movies every year.
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How much energy did it take to blow up the planet Alderaan? A lot, which is why the Death Star cost so much to build!
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A Brief History of Stop-Motion Animation. Oh yeah, lots of examples are embedded with this article. (via Neatorama)
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White-nose Syndrome now threatens bat populations in six states. If the bats go, mosquitoes and other pests will take over the world.
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Kate Micucci sings Dear Deer. This video manages to be cute, funny, and somewhat horrifying all at the same time.
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Lifestyles of the Rich, Famous and Surprisingly Smart. Looks like you can have it all. Or some folks can.

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February 4, 2009 - 10:31pm
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