Morning Cup of Links: Internet Plagues

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Media and gossip sites have been full of speculation on why Ashley Judd doesn't look the way she did 15 years ago. Judd has an answer for them, along the lines of go jump off a cliff. You go, girl!
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The Ten Internet Plagues. It's enough to make any cybertyrant give in to the most outrageous demands.
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Purdue University's engineering society broke its own world record by creating a Rube Goldberg contraption with 300 steps. All that just to blow up and pop a balloon!
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Diana Walker took a picture of Secretary of State Clinton reading a text on a military plane while on assignment for Time Magazine. That photograph inspired a meme and then a Tumblr blog called Texts from Hillary.
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Had too much whiskey? A new Las Vegas company, Hangover Heaven, will treat you with IV fluids in their mobile facility (a bus) or even in your room, for a price.
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17 Examples Of Taxonomy Humor. The genus Gelae has Gelae baen, Gelae belae, Gelae donut, Gelae fish and Gelae rol, but that's just one example.
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Exploring the Centuries-Old Sewers Beneath the City of Light. The Paris drainage system has over 1300 miles of tunnels and pipes and its own museum.
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Joshua Lee Boiling was arrested on drug charges in Virginia Friday. It may have been traumatic for young witnesses, as he was dressed as the Easter bunny when they nabbed him.
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The annoying rise of cell phone spam, where advertisers wake you up and eat up your minutes or texting plan. There are laws against it, but enforcing them is another thing entirely.
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Ten Terrific Tubs. A relaxing bath never seemed so ...expensive.

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April 10, 2012 - 1:08am
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