Morning Cup of Links: Birthday Balloons

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The Mystery of the Canadian Whiskey Fungus. This detective story will keep you at the edge of your seat, even as you keep reminding yourself that it's about fungus.
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Adam Ruben, PhD. wrote about what kind of parents scientists turn out to be -mainly geeky. The article is both funny and accurate, as I was raised by a scientist father. (via Boing Boing)
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Bunk's Perfect Birthday. What could you give a two-year old dog that can make him this happy?
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How does a man go on with his life after his wife and daughters are brutally murdered? Bill Petit's story will make you cry and consider the value of the death penalty. (via Metafilter)
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Is your father/husband/grandpa a geek, or does he occasionally display geek-like tendencies? Then you need the Fathers Day Gift Guide for Geeks!
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6 Personality Quirks You Didn't Know Were Medical Conditions. Complete with hard-to-pronounce and impossible-to-spell names. (NSFW text)
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Can Math Help You Find Mr. or Miss Right? Maybe, but only unselfishness and commitment will help you keep him/her.

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June 3, 2011 - 1:05am
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