Morning Cup of Links: The Periodic Table of Rockin'

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It's like a bad sitcom premise: A man swindles investors, doesn't have the money to pay them back, so the judge sentences him to play poker and use his winnings to repay them.
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This delightfully-intricate machine cracks open a Cadbury cream egg "“ and it's one of the most impressive and creative accomplishments I've ever seen on the internet.
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Rock & Roll finally has a comprehensive periodic table of rockin' "“ so you can easily see exactly where your favorite hair band ranks among the all-time greats.
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In this economy, cities can't afford to throw anything away "“ not even dumpsters themselves. That's why New York City is refurbishing and reconditioning old trash bins and turning them into swimming pools for use at city festivals and events.
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Speaking of New York City "“ the next time you're in Times Square to catch a world-class Broadway show, treat yourself to a classy dinner at Pop-Tart World and enjoy such swanky cuisine as Pop-Tarts Sushi.
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Tim Tebow's new Friar Tuck-inspired haircut is just another example of the long-standing tradition of rookie hazing in professional sports. Here are the 20 worst (or best) cases of all-time. But be warned: highly juvenile behavior is involved.
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It's been 30 years since John Lennon's murder shocked the world. Now, as his killer approaches another appearance before a parole board, Wired examines the various ways his killing has been wrestled with in popular culture.
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You may find yourself sitting in a dark movie theatre as the end credits of Inception roll, trying desperately to make heads or tails of what you just saw. But, at least you'll understand the credits themselves "“ thanks to this explanation of 15 common film credits.

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August 10, 2010 - 1:01am
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