Morning Cup of Links: Altered Brains

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Reprogramming brains with algae DNA and lights sounds like an evil plan for world domination. In this case, the aim is to cure patients of debilitating diseases.
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Twilight: Three Wolf Moon. In case you don't get the joke, the backstory is here.
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The murders that inspired the book In Cold Blood happened 50 years ago this week. Here's a look back at the crime, the book written about it, and how the town of Holcomb, Kansas dealt with its notoriety. (via Metafilter)
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7 Badass Vikings. Funny how a few bloodthirsty berserkers can give an entire ethnic group a bad name.
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A drunk bridesmaid, a bride with a nosebleed, and a disastrous pole dance attempt. Now that's what you call a wedding to remember!
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National Geographic photographer Paul Nicklen made friends with an Antarctic leopard seal. It was mostly a one-way relationship, as the seal considered him to be helpless and not-too-bright.
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7 Famous Phrases Famous People Own. Oh, you can say them, but you might get a bill afterward.

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