Morning Cup of Links: Apollo Insurance

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Apollo astronauts couldn't buy life insurance if their lives depended on it. But NASA came up with a seemingly silly but genius scheme to raise money in the event of an on-the-job death. (via Neatorama)
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How big can a star be? Astronomers have found a blue giant that is 265 times the mass of the sun, and 10 million times as bright!
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They called me a child pornographer. Family camping photographs caused a legal nightmare when Dad forgot to take the digital camera. (via Metafilter)
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30 Dentists You Should Never Visit. That is, if you judge their dental competence by their sign making skills.
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Drivers tend to think they can multitask better than they actually can. Take the test to see why you should never text while driving. (via Monkey Filter)
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A little pug dog knows who to call for in times of danger. Add music, and you have a dog singing a theme song that we all know and love. (via Gorilla Mask)
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10 Sports Heroes You Won't Find on a Wheaties Box. I would certainly buy a box with a sumo wrestler on the front!

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July 22, 2010 - 12:04am
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