The Missing Links: Happy 200th Birthday, War of 1812!

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Go Backstage at 30 Rock
The awesome team behind Jimmy Fallon’s blog has put together a Choose-Your-Own-Adventure style tour of the show’s production facilities in New York. The tour includes visits to backstage areas like The Roots dressing room, the props department, and even a visit to the famous Jim Henson Muppet pipes. If you don’t know what those are, you really should check this out.

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Happy 200th Birthday, War of 1812!
A primer on America’s often overlooked conflict.

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If You Saw This Catch In A Baseball Movie You’d Call B.S.
But it actually happened. And it ended the game. Wow.

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Tear Your Heart Out, Mola Ram
This guy’s Indiana Jones collection includes a Sankara stone, a bunch of hats and whips, Henry Jones’ diary, the Holy Grail, and a lot more.

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Your Co-Workers Might Be Useless, But They’re Not “Winnie the Pooh Useless”
This humor piece is an oldie but a goodie - made all the more funny to me since I’ve been reading the same Winnie the Pooh book to my son over and over again.

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Do You KNOW the Dolphin? You Might Someday.
This new gadget might make it possible to chat with those intelligent fin flappers.

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Wikipedia Page to Waste Hours On: Confidence Tricks
Do not attempt these at home.

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May 29, 1997: RIP Jeff Buckley
Today marks the 15-year anniversary of the very premature death of the beloved singer-songwriter Jeff Buckley. One of his most well-known songs was a beautiful cover of Leonard Cohen’s "Hallelujah."

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