Morning Cup of Links: Impossible Objects

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National Geographic has a new infinite photo project online called Tropical Island. You can select an area and click to zoom in on more images of native creatures, and then click again to zoom on more! (via Metafilter)
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The Bias of Thoughts bookshelf is a 2d illusion rendered in 3D. A closer look might help you figure how how it’s done -or not.
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If cats only had opposable thumbs, they could open doors, embroider, and snap their fingers. Worst of all, they could turn the pages of books about how to take over the world.
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Play the game: Famous Objects from Classic Movies. If you don’t know the answer, guess a letter or two to jog your memory. (via Breakfast Links)
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An astonishing meet-and-greet with Helen Keller. This is one of those stories we waited 100 years to hear, from Mark Twain’s autobiography.
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Ken Jennings illustrated himself doing battle with Watson. It’s a book autograph for a fan.
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Watch a professional biker take a downhill course in Valparaiso, Chile. Or, more accurately, watch the course from the biker’s point of view, which may induce vertigo.
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Movies Make You Fat. It doesn’t matter which movie you watch; it matters whether you feel the need for popcorn.

March 3, 2011 - 1:16am
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