Morning Cup of Links: Strange Charm

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How a Pulitzer prizewinning writer constructs a job departure email. If you're going down in flames, you may as well do it with style. NSFW text. (via Lifehacker)
The Wagah Border Closing Ceremony is going to be scaled back, and may end altogether. Not because it's silly, but because it's unhealthy for the participants. (via Metafilter)
People are having their sight restored by artificial retinas. A small chip with 1,500 light-detecting diodes makes it possible.
Strange Charm is a song about the subatomic particles called quarks. It may get stuck in your head, but good luck learning the lyrics.
Band Names In Icon Form. For kicks, try to name them all before you scroll down for the answers. (via Gorilla Mask)
A man has a really close call when he falls through the roof. No, the close call comes after he hits the ground.
7 Heroic Dogs. A good dog will give his all in the name of loyalty. Bring hankies.

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November 3, 2010 - 1:04am
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