Morning Cup of Links: Zombie Apocalypse

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Stephen Colbert gave his Super-PAC away and announced he is running for office. Every step he takes points out the absurdities of our presidential election system.
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Redditor Vidzilla composed an apocalyptic story using the internet: website screenshots, photographs, social networking, generators, and news sites. Click on each day to follow the story, but be aware that the images become increasingly graphic and may be disturbing. (via Metafilter)
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The Most Extreme Super Bowl Party Recipes. But why should we wait three whole weeks to try them out?
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Little Chloe says, "Bye!" to people going down the escalator. Everyone who saw her was compelled to respond -and you'll understand why.
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Would you really want to know when you are expected to die? An online mortality calculator designed to help doctors is now available for anyone.
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The Lazy Jedi. The ability to move things by using the Force discourages you from using anything else.
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In 1835, Andrew Jackson escaped the first attempt to assassinate a U.S. president. Richard Lawrence had him at point blank range, but incompetence or luck saved the president's life.
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If someone who looks a bit like you runs for president, you could make big bucks as an impersonator. If that person wins, you could make more money than the president does for a few years.
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You may as well give up on setting any extreme beer-drinking records. This guy can drink 3 beers in 30 seconds, without using his hands. NSFW language.
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What would happen if you ate one of those silica gel packets? The warnings make you think they are irresistible for some reason.

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January 16, 2012 - 12:03am
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