Morning Cup of Links: Roomba Pac-man

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Top 10 Reasons Why the World Won't End in 2012. This list will be handy when someone you know gets a bit too nervous about the doomsday predictions.
It makes perfect sense to play Pac-man with a team of every cat's favorite vacuum cleaner, Roombas. However, it take some creative programming skills to pull it off.
The New York Times has an interactive graph that plots the jobless rate for different groups of Americans compared to the average for all those who are unemployed. Mouseover to find lines for different races, ages, and levels of education. (via Metafilter)
Have you ever wondered how they put really big boats in the water? According to this video, they just shove them in and hope they will float upright.
Human beings develop social bonds when giving and receiving gifts. Our natural sense of reciprocity is keenly upset by the system of anonymous organ donation.
20 of the Worst Men's Hairstyles. Some of these look funny; others have just worn out their welcome.
7 Super-Sized (And Somewhat Insane) Soviet Projects. Those wacky Soviets, always trying to outdo Texas.

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November 9, 2009 - 11:04pm
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