Morning Cup of Links: Snow, and Lots Of It

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The Grammy nominations were eye-opening to everyone, whether they liked the selections or not. Here's a breakdown of salutes, snubs, and surprises.
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As we reflect on the significance of Pearl Harbor Day, we can learn more about one of the iconic artistic relics of World War II: the decorated leather bomber jacket. The Army Air Corps was filled with new pilots, some just teenagers, who dressed up those jackets with mission counts, cartoon characters, caricatures, and sometimes nudes.
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Watch a video sure to make you fall in love with Mother Earth. And then you'll want to go visit these beautiful places.
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How much snow do they get in Russia? Enough that a guy can jump off the roof of a five story building into a pile of it and walk away. There is a possibility that vodka was involved.
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The first known photographs of individual snowflakes were taken over 100 years ago. Photographer Wilson Bentley hooked a camera up to a microscope and shot thousands of them.
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Beautiful Buildings Made from Ice and Snow. They don't last long, but for a short time they are pure magic.
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The Birth of a Painted Lady Butterfly in Pictures. You have to wonder if they are happy to leave the caterpillar life behind.
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The standoff in Washington surrounding the "fiscal cliff" deadline reveals backwards incentives. If the Republicans get their way, red states will lose subsidies and benefits; if Democrats win, blue states will pay more taxes.
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Angels of Death: 7 More Medical Murderers. They kept getting away with death because death is a part of their business.

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December 7, 2012 - 12:20am
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