Morning Cup of Links: Nintendope

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Where Is the Best Place to Be Born in 2013? The rankings are out, based on opportunities and quality-of-life issues.
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Nintendope: A Brief History of Nintendo. Told wordlessly by remixing the video games you love.
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The Most Amazing Bars in the World. Architecturally and aesthetically speaking, that is.
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If there is any doubt about how nuts New Zealand has gone over the film The Hobbit, check out this elf doing a TV weather forecast. You won't understand him, he's speaking Sindarin, one of the Elvish languages of Middle Earth.
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Before steroid use became common, body-building buffs were attractive real-world hunks. Sean Connery put his body up against the best of them in the Mr. Universe competition of 1953.
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How to eat like an Oscar winner. Changing your body and image for a film is not easy, but the reward can look good on the mantel.
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Exploring the Remains of England's Top-Secret Turbine Testing Site. No longer a secret, but still off-limits to visitors, so enjoy these photographs -they weren't easy to get.
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Should fast-food workers be able to unionize? They're trying to in New York City, where $9 an hour is not quite a living wage.
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Weird Stuff Found in Bogs. It's like dropping random things in formaldehyde, as they become preserved for centuries.

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November 30, 2012 - 12:06am
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