Morning Cup of Links: Winning Illusions

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The winners of the annual World's Best Illusions competition have been announced. The top three are posted for your edification and amazement.
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Flight 1549 landed in the Hudson River and everyone escaped OK, but how did they get that plane out of the water? One photographer recorded the process for posterity.
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Star Trek or. Star Wars? Warning: Spoilers. Hollywood should know by now what we like to see.
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Real life spy gadgets are every bit as good as something from a comic book. And they get smaller and more affordable all the time.
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Dan Coulter managed to get Moby Dick in its entirety on Twitter. It took 12,849 Tweets over nine months, but it is complete. (via Boing Boing)
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Carousel is a video of one still scene, but what a scene it is! If you didn't hate clowns already, you will now. (via Everlasting Blort)
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Six Phantom Phenomena. Can you trust your senses when you feel things that you know aren't there?

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May 14, 2009 - 12:34am
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