Morning Cup of Links: Nerf Sniper

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The government of North Korea has offered to stop their nuclear activities and submit to inspection in exchange for food. This could be a sign that Kim Jong Un may be a different type of leader.
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Duck Face: The Race For The Cure. The first step is in recognizing the symptoms and the rapid spread of this dreaded disease.
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Neighborhood Watch is a new comedy starring Ben Stiller and Vince Vaughn, written by Seth Rogan. The premise is killer: "Suburban dads form a neighborhood watch group to get time away from their families, only to discover a plot to destroy Earth."
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Against Big Bird, The Gods Themselves Contend In Vain. Who knew that the Sesame Street Muppet could stamp his foot and change the rules of the Egyptian afterlife? The entire special is available to watch on YouTube, starting with part one. (via Metafilter)
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Cynthia Germanotta is better known nowadays as Lady Gaga's mother. She talks about the singer's childhood and their new foundation to fight bullying.
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Flying robotic helicopters called Quadrotors play the James Bond theme. They are not controlled remotely by humans, like toys; rather all the moves are programmed through computers.
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What are the odds? A New Jersey woman was born on Leap Day, and then gave birth to a daughter four years ago, also on Leap Day.
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More Americans Are Treating Themselves to ‘Second Breakfast.’ In most cases, more frequent meals are a healthy choice, but only if they stay small.
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Check Out This Awesome Steampunk Nerf Sniper Rifle. Now imagine the confusion it will cause some future civilization when they excavate this in a few million years.
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Witness Possibly the Worst Own Goal in Soccer History. It's an ill wind that blows no good.
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The Harrowing Lives of Child Miners in the Early 1900s. Little boys fit down in the shafts better than grown men and demanded less money for their labor.
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6 Albums Inspired By Outer Space. Ah, the days when people were still inspired by space...

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March 1, 2012 - 12:05am
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