Morning Cup of Links: Digits of Death

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Benjamin Franklin invented a musical instrument in 1761 based on the same principle as wine glasses played with a wet finger. Listen to French artist Thomas Bloch demonstrating a glass harmonica, or armonica, at the Paris Music Museum.
The Hand, Digits of Death. The hand with a mind of its own is the theme of many a horror film. Isn't that handy?
Volcanoes Wiped Out All Forests 250 Million Years Ago. That time, it took them four million years to recover.
Famous Dogs Adopted From Shelters or The Streets. See, the pup you rescue during Adopt A Shelter Dog Month may turn out to be a star!
How the stars of Top Gear came to be chased out of town by American rednecks. They won't be going back to Alabama anytime soon.
The Coolest Guy in the World. He's "kinda just great at everything" except making those around him feel adequate.
Putting Humpty to Shame: How to Have a Great Fall (and Survive). Still, you don't want to try this at home.

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October 7, 2009 - 12:02am
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