Weekend Links: Divers' Faces Poised For Success...ful Macros

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Can pointing your car fob at your head make it work at a longer range? PC World tests "4 Stupid Tech Tricks," and the results are surprising (spoiler: yes, by the way, pointing it at your head does apparently work!)
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From my friend Thomas, pictorial profiles of joggers "before and after" their sprint. These further prove my hypothesis that no one ever looks happy when they run ...
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Chart the fascinating growth and change of Micky Mouse Through the Years. Which look is your favorite?
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Check out the incredible network of tunnels and chambers and the fascinating history of The Fleet – London’s Underground River.
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A few fantastic summer festivals from around the world such as this pirate display (that would make for a great "My Summer Vacation" story). Speaking of which, what have you Flossers been up to over these last few hot months?
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From Rob, this gallery of divers' faces frozen in action during the World Championships in Shanghai are all just macros waiting to happen.
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For those of you who fly often and (like me) might happen to be quite tall, consider this civil way to avoid strangling the airline passenger seated in front of you. (I think I'd still be too chicken to do it, though. I just dig my knees into their back if they recline and hope for the best).
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From Holly, a new report questioning "can playgrounds be too safe?" (NPR's news show "Wait Wait Don't Tell Me!" referenced this last week when host Peter Segal said, "In my day playgrounds were made from decommissioned WWII ordinance, and the merry-go-round was just a syphilitic whore named Mary who would spin you - and she was my best friend!)
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July 30, 2011 - 6:00am
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