Morning Cup of Links: TV Geography

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This guy makes a good living writing custom papers for college students, from admissions essays to graduate theses. Is this cheating or just another way to get ahead? (via Metafilter)
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Andrew Shears created a US Map with a TV show to go with each state (and explained his choice). It's good to see that TV sometimes happens outside of New York and California. (via The Daily What)
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Christiaan Snouck Hurgronje took photographs of Mecca in 1885, until he was thrown out just before the Hajj. Now they are on exhibit as the annual pilgrimage begins. (via Neatorama)
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You've probably seen the move The Bridge On the River Kwai, but you might not know how much of the film was true and how much was fictionalized. The real history of how the railway between Burma and China was built, including the bridge, is a horrific story.
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The history of TV is captured in a less-than-two-minute video. Only the catchphrases are included, but that's enough to ignite our shared memories of these 71 shows. (via Gorilla Mask)
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36 Pictures Of Cats Watching Cats On TV. That is all.
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Popcorn popping in super-slow motion. This really should have "The Blue Danube" playing behind it, don't you think?
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5 Average Joes That Became Famous. When lightning strikes, it's good to be ready for your turn at stardom.

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November 16, 2010 - 12:02am
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