Morning Cup of Links: Bicycling Alaska

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Max Hirschberg rode a bike for two months to get to Nome, Alaska to join the Klondike gold rush in 1900. And you think you have a difficult commute. (via Metafiter)
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10 Reasons Not to Bring Someone Back from the Dead. Chilling lessons from science fiction and horror stories. (via Gorilla Mask)
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Right Stuff, Wrong Sex: NASA's Lost Female Astronauts. They were physically better qualified than the male astronauts, but politically never had a chance. (via Boing Boing)
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Verizon Wireless pranks a customer. He made a call, they showed up, just like in those ridiculous TV ads.
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Scans of the human brain show how neurons fire in different patterns when we are asleep, drugged, experiencing seizures or headaches, and when the brain is damaged. (via the Presurfer)
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Roman Polanski on To Catch a Predator. So what if the interviewer and interviewee are 30 years apart, it still works.
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Where Are They Now? The Original Six American Gladiators. Yes, you may read this without admitting you were a fan.

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October 8, 2009 - 12:05am
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