Morning Cup of Links: Muppets and Marshmallows

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The 6 Strangest Coming of Age Rituals in the World. If we don't go through any of these, can we stay young forever?
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The Muppet Show's Ten Weirdest Moments. These are exactly the moments that made it such a delightfully funny show. (via Look At This)
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Can a preschooler stare at a marshmallow and not eat it if it meant getting TWO marshmallows just for waiting? This cute video is a recreation of a well-known experiment by psychologist Walter Mischel.
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Bored farmers do clever things with hay bales. I'm getting some ideas for Halloween here!
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World Record or Genetic Cheat? Sean Konrad caught a world record 48-pound genetically-modified rainbow trout that escaped from a fish farm years ago.
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As the new Dan Brown book The Lost Symbol is released, National Geographic takes a look at eight myths about the Freemasons and their symbols. Only the secrecy they cultivate makes them seem eerily powerful.
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The things people do to avoid their customers! Believe it or not, this chase scene is not a movie; it's a bank ad.
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8 Famous (Or Infamous) Fans Who Stood Out From The Crowd. Some of these not-so-secret admirers could sell their own jerseys in stadium stores. Some should be locked up.

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September 16, 2009 - 12:15am
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