Morning Cup of Links: The Flintstones' 50th

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The income gap between rich and poor in U.S. is at a record high now. However, Americans can't see it (or face it), whatever their income level. (via Metafilter)
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A Third of ‘Extinct’ Mammals May Still Be Alive. After all, their ability to hide from predators is what enabled them to outlive the dinosaurs.
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The weirdest phobias that were ever named. If you suffer from hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia, you won't want to read this list. (via Dark Roasted Blend)
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Meet the Micronium, the world’s smallest musical instrument. You know its tiny when the musician has to wear a clean suit and play through a microscope!
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Inside ThinkGeek, Where Mythical Meat Can Make Millions. The secret is to know your customers -and give them caffeine.
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The TV series The Flintstones premiered 50 years ago today. The groundbreaking animated series left some heavy fossils on our pop culture landscape.
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Three bubbles that burst. Anything that inflates too fast is liable to splatter everywhere when you least expect it.

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September 30, 2010 - 1:05am
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