Morning Cup of Links: Lists of 2011

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A Salute to the Weird World Records Set in 2011. The biggest Afro, the most piercings, the longest tongue, the longest kiss ...wait, those last two are not related.
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The Best Local News Bloopers Of 2011. The news is broadcast live every day, but you screw up once and it's on YouTube forever.
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The top 8 parenting controversies of 2011. Everyone makes mistakes, but throwing common sense out the window will get you on the news.
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The Most Overlooked Movies of 2011. If you didn't catch them the first time around, they'll fit in your Netflix queue.
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Will Ferrel has a Spanish-language comedy coming out in March. The trailer for Casa De Mi Padre indicates it will be a festival of stereotypes.
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I only learned today that Alfred Hitchcock's 1961 film The Birds was inspired by a real incident. And they've only now figured out what caused it.
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The 7 Creepiest Abandoned Brothels on Earth. Urban exploration takes a turn for the world's oldest profession in this photo gallery.
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Speaking of brothels, a new one in Nevada is going to cater to geek tastes. Dennis Hof has enlisted Heidi Fleiss to help develop the sci-fi-themed Alien Cathouse.
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6 New Year Traditions from Around the World. You might want try one out this weekend!
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Happy New Year, everyone!

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December 30, 2011 - 12:04am
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