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)
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!
They called me a child pornographer. Family camping photographs caused a legal nightmare when Dad forgot to take the digital camera. (via Metafilter)
30 Dentists You Should Never Visit. That is, if you judge their dental competence by their sign making skills.
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)
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)
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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