Morning Cup of Links: Magnificent Pipes

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The World's Most Magnificent Pipe Organs. Size matters when you want to sound majestic to everyone within miles.
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6 Real People Who Turned Their Homes Into Death Traps. They were paranoid, but those who were afraid to follow them had good reason to fear.
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The nominating process for the 2009 Weblog Awards begins today. Nominate your favorite blogs in lots of categories before November 20th. Update: bookmark this, because they've postponed nominations until Tuesday.
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Get a sense of how small things are with this scale from the University of Utah. Slowly pull the slider to the right to zoom in an be amazed. (Thanks, Matthew Russell, Ph.D.!)
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Why couldn't we tell that the balloon boy's parents were faking their distress? Detecting fake emotions may be more difficult than identifying a lie, which is still very difficult.
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Shaolin Temple Warrior Monks. If practice makes perfect, these guys must train 24/7.
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On Music: 5 Peculiar Instruments. Included are clips of what they sound like.

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November 1, 2009 - 11:09pm
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