Morning Cup of Links: Surprise Wedding Reception

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The Bay Area R2 Builders make real working R2D2 units, which cost a ton of money and take years to make, but they get a lot of satisfaction from them.
Like a scene from a familiar Hitchcock movie, dozens of bald eagles take over a family's back yard. Luckily for the children, they are only there for the salmon.
How 15 of Your Favorite Bands Got Their Names. I'll admit I have wondered about Blue Öyster Cult.
Improv Everywhere threw a surprise wedding reception for a random couple getting married at City Hall. Frank and Raff felt like they won the lottery!
Never show disrespect to a player you don't know in World of Warcraft. You could be playing with a legendary game designer and never know it.
Life magazine has discovered photographs of Marilyn Monroe that have never been published. They were considered "over-developed and poorly printed", and besides they didn't know who she was. (via Metafilter)
Explosions heard 'round the world. Mother Nature can really throw a tantrum when she's in the mood.

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June 3, 2009 - 12:37am
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