Morning Cup of Links: When Good Science Goes Bad

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Miss Cellania is enjoying a well-deserved day off. Here's an all-floss edition of the Morning Links I had sitting half-finished in the drafts folder.

When good science goes bad: 3 ideas that went really wrong.
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Former pitcher Curt Schilling is mulling a run for Ted Kennedy's Senate seat. Here's a look at 5 athletes who struggled as politicians.
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Since I'm putting this together while watching a TiVo'd episode of Frasier, let's revisit Kara's fun facts about Frasier, including which Friends star was originally part of the cast.
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From the mental_floss book Forbidden Knowledge, 7 super-sized (and somewhat insane) Soviet projects.
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Pictures from our readers: ill-advised business names.
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And for all you new college students acclimating to dorm life, let's visit 5 places not on your orientation tour.
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When the show Monk was being developed, the network wanted Michael ('Cosmo Kramer') Richards for the lead role. For more amazing facts, 140 characters at a time, follow us on Twitter.

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September 4, 2009 - 1:15am
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