Morning Cup of Links: Manic Pixie Dream Girls

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The 25 Top Summer Olympics Countries. Calculated by medal count divided by the nation's population plus points for overcoming difficulties and other factors.
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Hugo Medley was born Tuesday at the same Colorado hospital where his father is in a coma due to  a gunshot wound incurred at the movies. The family, like many of the injured in Aurora, has no health insurance.
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How this year's drought could affect your wallet next year. Fruits and vegetables will come out okay, but the price of corn affects everything else.
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The movie trope of the Manic Pixie Dream Girl has been around for 75 years, although we've only named it recently. In this supercut, you'll see how ubiquitous she is in Hollywood.
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With the help of 7,000 post-it notes, Super Mario and other game characters come to life. Then the boss finds out what you've been doing with the office supplies.
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The National Zoo introduced their twin cheetah cubs to the public with plenty of pictures taken. They still don't have names, but will take them from Olympic sprinters.
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Celebrities read awful Tweets about themselves. There's a reason stars ignore such things - it's self preservation!
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How Networks Try To Trick Viewers Into Thinking Their Awful Shows Are Critically Adored. It's all in the magic of editing!
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7 female pioneers in male-dominated fields: A visual history. And because of women like these, the fields are not quite so male-dominated today.
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5 Vastly Overrated Historical Events. Even if they didn't technically change anything, we still hang on to them because of their symbolism ...yeah, right, that's it.

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July 26, 2012 - 1:09am
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