Morning Cup of Links: The Zombie Tabernacle Choir

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The difference between the United Kingdom, Great Britain, and England, explained in a hurry. Which leaves time to then explain the British Empire, the Commonwealth Realm, Crown Dependencies, and Crown Colonies. Go that?
A biologist at Colorado State University working with the Department of Defense is training plants for national security. Genetic engineering is making plants react to threats they never encountered in nature -for human benefit. (via Fortean Times)
This is kinda cute! Click the zombies in the Zombie Tabernacle Choir to make them sing sweetly, if a little bit creepily.
Guillermo del Toro’s Monsters. A biography and interview, with some clues about the characters you'll see in The Hobbit. (via Metafilter)
This Belgian cartoon features a pig with a gas problem. But it's no problem for him as he sings and dances through his day. Warning: earworm.
Weird Al Yankovic is now a grammar Nazi. In this particular case, I'm inclined to side with him.
Brush up on the real meaning behind 7 February Holidays. However, only two have the same dates this year; one occurs in March, and doesn't happen this year at all!

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February 1, 2011 - 12:06am
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