Morning Cup of Links: Drunk Octopus Texts

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Buff Your Brain! A few shortcuts to increasing your IQ make it simpler than you thought.
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In a series of text messages and photos, a drunk octopus steals a diver's camera and then relates his adventures to other cephalopods. There's really nothing I can add to that.
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Putting Scotch whisky in an aluminum can seems like defeating the purpose of paying for Scotch, doesn't it? Open a can, and you have to drink all twelve ounces.
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Bob Anderson, who choreographed all the major movie sword fights of the past few decades, passed away at age 89. In a video interview, Anderson and Viggo Mortensen talk about the art of film swordplay.
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Gravitas is a simple physics game in which you release a little red block by rotating the fence holding it. Or multiple fences. And please avoid the force field!
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The Highest-Grossing Films of 2011. What does it say about our tastes that eight of the top ten are sequels?
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The dancing inmates at the Cebu Detention Center in the Pilippines have inspired a web-only musical production. Part one of Prison Dancer will drop in March, but the teaser should hold you  until then.
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If you are going to graduate this year, don't do this, especially in high heels. Hundreds of parents are videotaping the event, and your name will be enshrined for posterity.
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Gigantic Glowing Forms Hovering Over The World's Cities. You may think of UFOs, but they are enormous featherweight art installations from Janet Echelman.
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There's a shortage of ADHD drugs. Is it the DEA's fault for cracking down on abuse, or the manufacturer's fault for trying to maximize profits?
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Money for (Practically) Nothing: 4 Very Big Paychecks for Very Little Work. The problem is that these schemes are pretty much un-reproducable.

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January 3, 2012 - 12:05am
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