Morning Cup of Links: Screaming Stars

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The Olympics Hall of Shame. While some got the gold, others were exposed for cheating, racism, drugs, and other embarrassments.
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The 1930 film The Bat Whispers was the inspiration for the comic book hero Batman. Rob Hebert made a modern trailer out of footage from the 82-year-old movie that seems so familiar.
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Shortly before his death, Carl Sagan recorded a message for future colonists living on Mars. Sixteen years later, it is inspiring to hear.
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Did you see Dutch Olympian Epke Zonderland On The Men`s Horizontal Bar? He's awesome, and I hear he's studying to be a doctor in his spare time.
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25 Advertisements By Dr. Seuss Before He Was Dr. Seuss. You can see drawings that would eventually become beloved children's book characters.
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A deer walks into a family's home like he lives there. They don't really want him there, but he's got antlers, so he does as he pleases.
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In space, no one can hear you scream - except for scientists who are listening for it. Signals detected from a star being torn apart by a black hole are the closest thing to a scream, but by the time we hear it, the damage is done.
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7 Amazing Natural Landmarks. Why yes, you can visit them!
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Conjoined twins Abby and Brittany Hensel graduated from college and are thinking about their careers. Meanwhile, they will star in their own reality TV show.
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You probably knew this in your heart, but now it's official: July was the hottest month since such things have been recorded. The previous record was held by July 1936, the Dust Bowl Summer.
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8 Strange & Different Restaurants. The food matters less when the view is to die for.

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August 9, 2012 - 1:08am
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