Morning Cup of Links: Pulitzer Pieces

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The Pulitzer Prizes have been announced, and for the first time since 1977, no fiction titles won. David Foster Wallace fans are upset about that.
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Craig Walker won the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for Feature Photography. Meet the subject of his winning feature, Iraq veteran and PTSD sufferer Scott Ostrom.
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Ben Schmidt took data from ships' logs to make a visualization of ocean traffic between 1750 and 1850. He also made another video showing just one year of traffic in more detail.
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The Weirdest Tax Deductions Ever Submitted. Submit yours by midnight tonight!
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A physicist beat a traffic ticket by proving the police officer could not have seen him fail to stop. He got the ticket thrown out, became famous, and made a monkey out of the officer, which isn't good.
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Four-year-old Heidi Hankins has an estimated IQ of 159. She's now a member of Mensa, so she can hang out and discuss great books with other preschoolers.
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Bill Plympton designed the couch gag on Sunday's episode of The Simpsons. It turns out that Homer has an interesting and long-running relationship with the couch.
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When Boo wants to wake you up, you will wake up and feed him. There is no escaping the 5AM cat alarm!
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Is Facebook really making people more lonely? It may be a matter of how you use it.
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‘Job Night,’ ‘Home School Night’ & Other Offbeat NBA Promotions. It's hard to fill the seats when watching at home is so much easier -and cheaper!

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April 17, 2012 - 1:08am
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