Morning Cup of Links: Brazen Art Thief

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A new hominid species found in South Africa may be the link between australopithecines and humans. The two skeletons are two million years old and have been named Australopithecus sediba.
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These chairs are not stolen goods! There's a perfectly good explanation of how the seller came to possess them.
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How the Mona Lisa was stolen in broad daylight in 1911. They might have caught the thief if it hadn't taken an entire day for the painting to be noticed as missing! (via Metafilter)
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7 Disruptive Foods Changing the Way We Eat. Foods of the future are so different they might not even be food at all!
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How far does diplomatic immunity go? What was designed to safeguard foreign representatives from harassment can become a license for mayhem.
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Cash Cab star Ben Bailey finds out what humans are made of. It makes kicking them out of the cab all that much easier.
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Union Rules for family members. If anyone wants to shake up the status quo, they'll have a real battle ahead!
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TV Characters Who Suffered from Chuck Cunningham Syndrome. If that name doesn't ring a bell, then the producers' schemes have worked perfectly.

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April 9, 2010 - 12:05am
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