Morning Cup of Links: The Avengers Juggernaut

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The media is full of stories about millennials and their self-absorption. But as thousands graduate from college, the majority of them turn out to be rather well-adjusted people after all.
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Is It Ethical To Pay Drug Addicts To Get Sterilized? Fewer addicted infants is a good thing, but how much free will does someone who's either high or desperate for a fix really have?
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Watch a litter of kittens learn to play and climb. There's just a light veneer of information, but who really cares?
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Here's a sure-fire way to ruin a perfectly good funeral: wake the corpse up. Maybe that's why they call  it a wake!
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The Game of Thrones intro theme is already a great tune. It can sound even better when performed by pretty and talented sisters on two harps.
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We're Trekkies And We Know It. Just beam me up, Scotty!
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This guy found his stolen bike for sale on Craigslist. So he did the most logical thing and stole it back.
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The Avengers set more box office records this past weekend, and has earned a billion dollars worldwide. Meanwhile, Dark Shadows was lost back in the shadows, in the dark.
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The Rise of Electroshock Therapy. After overuse and then rejection in the 20th century, ECT is now recommended for the most stubborn cases of severe depression.
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The Extraordinary Lives of the World’s Tallest People. They didn't ask for it, but saw the world from a different plane.

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May 14, 2012 - 1:16am
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