Morning Cup of Links: A Stormtrooper's Life

Image credit: 
Andy Wells

The Adorable Stormtrooper Photography Of Andy Wells. At the end of the day, even action figures go home and deal with real life situations.
*
10 Reasons Amazing Mynah Birds Are Just Like Us. At least they SAY they are!
*
Why is Europe Still So Unprepared for Snowmageddon? Because wishful thinking saves money -if your wish for a mild winter comes true.
*
In Norwich, England, an icy slope on the sidewalk is marked with warning cones. That doesn't stop most pedestrians from sliding right through, landing on their butts, or crashing into each other.
*
The Deadly History of Persia’s Ancient Assassins. Not only does the name live on, so do their tactics, emulated by armies, spies, organized crime, and terrorists.  
*
Why You Truly Never Leave High School. “Somehow those three or four years can in retrospect feel like 30.”  
*
DARPA's Wildest Military Projects. They won't build a Death Star, but the things they really have developed are just as odd.
*
Did James Madison really propose appointing a secretary of beer? Death and Taxes gets to the bottom of the story.  
*
10 striking images from President Obama's second inauguration. Either photographers got the very best seats, or these are the cream of millions of pictures taken yesterday.

January 22, 2013 - 12:05am
submit to reddit