Morning Cup of Links: The Internet is Not Child's Play

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Are we letting kids online too early? Teaching them the technology isn't the same as exposing them to the distractions of the world wide web.
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Watch Elton John perform "Your Song" over the course of 43 years. He keeps changing, but the song stays simply beautiful.
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The 16 Most Depressing Kids’ Movies. Still, they stick with us because they made us react emotionally.
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Most men still pay for dates, but they wish women would help out. At the same time, they feel asking for her to chip in is risky.
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How can you improve on the simple pizza box? By making it work for your lifestyle, like this one.
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When you own a sinkhole remediation service in Florida, you're never out of work. And the state has about 70 such firms.
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It's not that hard to imagine Shel Silverstein's book The Giving Tree as a horror story. But this parody trailer takes a different direction from the original. NSFW language.
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The happy ending in the Beast Jesus fresco fiasco. Cecilia Gimenez's awful restoration effort has brought celebrity and tourist dollars to Borja, Spain.
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A Bovine Gift from the Heart. How an African village came together to help the U.S. get through the tragedy of 9/11.

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August 15, 2013 - 2:28pm
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