Morning Cup of Links: Dancing with the Dead

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The Avengers did pretty well on opening weekend ...smashing box office records like the Hulk smashes scenery. Some "unofficial" merchandise was out of this world in a different way.
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68 Photos Of Badly Dressed Celebrities, Large Hats, And Drunk People At The Kentucky Derby. Which is the stuff we really tune in to the Derby for, anyway.
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Vice-president Joe Biden won't say anything contradicting his boss, which is how vice-presidents are. However, he went on record yesterday as endorsing gay marriage.
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After someone bought Edvard Munch’s The Scream for nearly $120 million last week, Slate looked at one-hit wonders of the art world.
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Government austerity measures are in vogue all around the world right now. Nobel Prize–winning economist Paul Krugman says cutting back on spending during bad times is the last thing we want to do.
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Now we have an alcohol breath spray that makes you instantly drunk for only a few seconds. Let us count the ways this could possibly go wrong.
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Li Li guards his owner's bike. That's a good dog!
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Recycled school buses are being converted into ambulances in Kentucky. Hey, it's a step up from living in them or using them for extra classrooms.
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Madagascar's Macabre Dance of the Dead. They clean and redress the bones of their ancestors, and make a big drunk party out if it.
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Will seeing the image of a pop star on a soda can make you more likely to buy it? What if it were a dead pop star?
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4 Heartbreaking (or Miraculous) Moments in Gambling History. Even though they didn't have much meaning for the rest of us who didn't bet any money.

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May 7, 2012 - 1:06am
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