Morning Cup of Links: Cat Fight

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Gerrymandering is when politicians select their voters instead of the other way around. And it still goes on, despite reform measures.
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A monkey at the Memphis Zoo doesn't want to be part of the scenery for your picture. He wants to be the photobomber!
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New drug therapies may be able to erase traumatic memories, including those that cause PTSD, drug addiction, and certain mental illnesses. What could possibly go wrong?
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The Naked Cowboy is running for president -again. He's one of around 300 candidates who have filed to run, most of whom you've never heard of.
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They told young Matthew Grammer he could be anything he wanted to, so he said he wanted to be R2D2. From any other kid, it would be just a cute story, but the Make-A-Wish Foundation made Matthew's dream come true.
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This year's Carnival in Rio de Janeiro is the biggest the city has ever seen. And the city was ready, with more emergency workers, better communication, and more available toilets than ever before.
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It's a kung fu kitty! This street-fighting cat will mess you up.
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Randy Halverson's gorgeous time-lapse video Temporal Distortion will remind you that the universe is a beautiful, wonderful place. The music is quite nice, too.
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The World's Strangest Animals (with video evidence). Hollywood's got nothing on Mother Nature for stretching the limits of the imagination.
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If TV Channels were Your Family. These are funny, but they also explain why everyone watches TV in a different room of the house these days.
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How are the Academy Award winners chosen? By industry voters who are mostly male, white, and older than you, who like pretty girls in dramatic roles.
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10 Presidential Ailments of a Very Specific Nature. History records that several chief executives would rather stand, thank you.

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February 20, 2012 - 12:01am
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