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)
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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)
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People are having their sight restored by artificial retinas. A small chip with 1,500 light-detecting diodes makes it possible.
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Strange Charm is a song about the subatomic particles called quarks. It may get stuck in your head, but good luck learning the lyrics.
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Band Names In Icon Form. For kicks, try to name them all before you scroll down for the answers. (via Gorilla Mask)
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A man has a really close call when he falls through the roof. No, the close call comes after he hits the ground.
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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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