Morning Cup of Links: Happy Leap Day!

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Syrians have been protesting their government and dying for it for a year now. Twenty-six-year-old Zakaria Moutlak tells about his life as a Syrian activist from his hospital bed.
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Finland's hot new sport is lawn mower racing -on ice! A race means three hours of trying to stay on the track.
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The latest marketing stunt for the movie Prometheus is a TED Talk from the year 2023. Peter Weyland, founder of Weyland Industries, talks about concepts that lead to interspace industry.
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The Unluckiest Train Ride. Hiroshima to Nagasaki, August, 1945.
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Working for a Bad Boss Can Increase Your Risk for Heart Disease.  When jobs are few and far between, that's just what we need to hear.
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Jason Mewes (of Jay and Silent Bob fame) talks about getting old and getting famous. And his new animated film. NSFW text.
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The 26 Happiest Animals In The World. And altogether, they can make you pretty happy, too!
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How far can you throw a paper airplane, inside, without any wind help? Former quarterback Joe Ayob sent one over 226 feet, a new world record.
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What Your Desk Toys Say About You. I don't have toys on my desk, because the cats would just eat them.
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Should business students pay more tuition than philosophy majors? Sure, a business degree is worth more in the long run, but some students will only be able to afford philosophy.
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Too Much Time On My Hands: Why Do We Have Leap Years? It's not just because February is too short!

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February 29, 2012 - 12:06am
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