Morning Cup of Links: A Spirited Robot

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People with long commutes to work have more health problems, pain, stress, loneliness, divorce, obesity, and unhappiness. Believe it; my happiness level went way up when I traded in a ten-minute commute for working at home. (via Metafilter)
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The 50 State Conspiracy Road Trip. There's a scandal for every state; some are proven facts and others are way out in left field -or are they? (via Gorilla Mask)
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Graham Walker gives his Stanford University School of Medicine commencement address in 2008: What it means to be called "Doctor".
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R.I.P. Mars Spirit Rover. The little robot geologist went above and beyond the call of duty until he couldn't anymore.
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15 Things Your Lifeguard Won't Tell You. Your best bet is to participate in your own safety. (via Breakfast Links)
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Cats, when given the opportunity, will engage in gambling or other games of chance. This German cat is pretty good at it.
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A guy on the highway saw a young driver texting, so he called the police and then started his video camera. That recording was given to the police, and stands as a testament to why you don't text while driving. NSFW audio.
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Our Scandalous Vice Presidents. These men obviously had too much free time on their hands.

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May 31, 2011 - 1:02am
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