Morning Cup of Links: Storm Troopers in Love

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Is legal marriage obsolete in the modern world? TIME looks at statistics on our changing opinions and behavior with regard to marriage and its benefits. (via Metafilter)
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Attack of the Vintage Toy Robots! Japan embraced robots early, which both frightened and fascinated us back then -but now they're just awesome.
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I well remember when the Taliban demolished the two 1,500-year-old giant stone Buddhas of Bamiyan. Now archaeologists are looking for a rumored third Buddha, and finding other ancient treasures along the way.
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Pointing out how Disney Princesses are poor role models is like shooting fish in a barrel. That's not to say it can't be entertaining.
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Astronomers have found an exoplanet that belongs to a different galaxy. How it came to be close enough for us to find is a really cool story.
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Red and Jonny are married Star Wars geeks who chronicle their life and love in photographs. The fact that they always wear Storm Trooper helmets in the pictures makes them much more interesting.
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How Chuck Berry Became a Beach Boy (and other copyright infringement cases). Like the horror of the singing Girl Scouts.

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November 19, 2010 - 12:03am
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