Morning Cup of Links: Ye Olde Links

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A new poll of America's favorite cities shows the Pacific Northwest has a great reputation, with cities #one and #two. Take a guess at the city coming in last.
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Why do we say "Ye Olde" something-or-other when we want to sound Old English? According to the history of the term, it was never pronounced that way!
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The Upside of Ignorance. The quest for scientific knowledge is fueled by what we don't know, and the search is the real satisfaction.
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The story of Batman was turned into an opera called Holy Musical, B@man! Part one sings and dances about how Bruce Wayne became the Dark Knight.
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A cat figures out how to hack an automatic feeder. A good whack in the right spot will make it dispense food any time the cat wants.
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What happens when a school achievement test question really has no right answer? In the case of the talking pineapple question, it becomes famous.
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Frans Hofmeester strung together video clips of his daughter's face taken every week from birth to twelve years old. Using video instead of still pictures highlights how much little girls talk while getting their picture made.
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Watch a male seahorse give birth to babies: lots and lots of babies. If you were pregnant with 1800 offspring, you'd change color, too!
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Parents of teenagers log on to peek at what their teenagers are doing on Facebook, and teens either "friend" their parents or filter them out. The results of a new survey tells us more about families and Facebook.
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The Secrets Behind Your Favorite Toys. Many took a broken road to the toy shelves before you ever saw them.

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April 23, 2012 - 1:07am
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