Morning Cup of Links: Alien Fireballs

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Dr. Harvey Cushing revolutionized brain surgery in the early 20th century. Before imaging, antibiotics, or even effective anesthesia, he could remove brain tumors and extend patients' lives. (via Boing Boing)
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Sentient Fireballs and Biting Lights. Historical accounts of luminescent anomalies, or, as Jerry Lee Lewis would say, "great balls of fire".
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How to write a scientific paper. This guide goes way beyond the scientific method and tells you what you really need to know.
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Play the drums in an apartment complex and people will complain. It's what they don't complain about that will make you stop and think.
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How to Turn a Frog Egg Into a Robot's Artificial Nose. They don't really expect you to do it, but some scientists plan to!
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Pee-Wee Herman attended the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in South Dakota. He got a tattoo, rode his bike, and swapped stories with veteran bikers.
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Behind the Scenes of Macbeth. Getting the cursed play to the stage for the first time was an epic adventure in itself.

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August 25, 2010 - 12:02am
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