Morning Cup of Links: Catty Politics

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Better Living Through Electrochemistry. Sally Adee tried out a DARPA helmet that stimulates the brain with electricity. (via Boing Boing)
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The most gruesome crime in Australian history is now a feature film. Ten years later, is it still too soon to put The Snowtown Murders on the big screen?
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What if the movie Pulp Fiction were presented on stage in Shakespeare's day? Then it would be just like the production of Pulp Shakespeare at the Fringe Festival.
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Mashup of the week: Disney Princesses and reality TV. I'm not a fan of Desperate Housewives or its spinoffs, but I would watch The Real Housewives of Disney every week.
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Attach a video camera to a spinning electric drill, and it will spin too fast too see anything real. But what you do see is strangely mesmerizing.
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Sadly, the Adventure Time video game is not a video game. But it is a video, and that much you can enjoy.
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Hank, the cat running for a U.S. Senate seat from Virginia, is the target of a mudslinging ad. His name is dragged through the litter box, but he won't respond -because he's a cat.
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Marine biologists are beginning to understand the language of dolphins. So far, they've translated their simple greetings to each other.
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The Paranal Observatory is a very large telescope on Cerro Paranal mountain in the Atacama desert of Chile. The beautiful video Astronomer's Paradise will make you want to go there and observe more.
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Tiny dewdrops loom large when they gather on tiny insects. Slovakian photographer Ondrej Pakan finds the art in these tiny images and makes them large.
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Contrary to conventional wisdom, a new study says getting enough sleep gets easier as we age. Or maybe older people just don't worry so much about it.
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5 of History’s Worst Perpetrators of Corruption. It's amazing what fat cats got away with before modern journalism, whistle blower protection, and Wikileaks.

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March 5, 2012 - 12:01am
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