Morning Cup of Links: Legends and Illusions

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“Wet Houses” are hospices for alcoholics, where they can drink themselves to death. If you don’t want to quit drinking, at least you’ll find a bed and safety from street violence. (via Metafilter)
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A little car trouble, according to this email from a guy out camping. (via reddit)
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It looks like the Robocop statue for Detroit is fully funded! The mayor may have to take a second look at the idea.
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The Legend of Lincoln’s Fence Rail. He was honest, but still a politician who valued some spin on his best story.
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Oh The Places You’ll Actually Go! Dr. Seuss gets the real world treatment in this parody video.
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M. C. Escher’s Waterfall is an optical illusion, so how could this guy build one in his garage and get it to work? Personally, I prefer this version.
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A Brief History of Soccer. I’m glad to see they changed that part about kicking an enemy’s head around like a ball.

February 18, 2011 - 12:08am
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