Morning Cup of Links: Hitler's Fake Passport

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An Alaskan outdoorsman invented a pistol flamethrower that, he claims, is a big help for starting campfires. Ever heard of a match?
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The "mission statement" drafted by Tom Cruise's sports agent in Jerry Maguire was inspired by a memo that Jeffrey Katzenberg wrote and circulated to his colleagues at Disney in 1991.
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According to this passport from 1941, Adolf Hitler was a Jewish painter on his way to visit Palestine.
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How do TV sweeps periods work?
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The trailer for a would-be Groupon: The Movie feature film looks so awful that ... you kind of believe it could hit theaters nationwide just in time for the Oscars.
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Eric Schneider bought his 450 square-foot NYC apartment in 2005 for $235,000. Then he spent another $70,000 transforming it into a space-saving "folding apartment."
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Eddie Murphy withdraws from his 2012 Oscar-hosting gig. Is this a disappointment or not really that much of a shock? The critics say both.
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New York artist Elaine Tin Nyo breaks down a half pig in a Manhattan art gallery. Reporter Blake Gopnik was fortunate enough to witness the gore.
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R.I.P. Bil Keane: The Family Circus creator died at the age of 89 from congestive heart failure. His comics appeared in more than 1,500 newspapers over the course of his 50-plus years as an illustrator.
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Naheed Snyder's Picasso Strikes Back in the mash up of Art History and Star Wars is hardly worth hacking off your ear for, but it's tempting enough to have printed on a t-shirt for $11.

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November 10, 2011 - 12:00am
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