Morning Cup of Links: 11-story LEGO Tower

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Students at John Dickinson High School in Delaware built a 113-foot tower out of LEGO bricks. They set a new world record and learned a lesson in teamwork.
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How the Internet's creepiest meme mutated from thought experiment to Hollywood blockbuster. If the copyright issues can be sorted out, you might see Slenderman at a theater near you.
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35 Popular Bands That Started Out With Painfully Awkward Names. I kind of like Mother McCree’s Uptown Jug Champions and The Polka Tulk Blues Band.
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Georgia Tech kid gives an “epic” convocation speech. I don't know a thing about engineering, but all of the sudden I'm inspired to matriculate.
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The Undogly Life of a Presidential Pet. Bo, the First Dog, needed a companion because he can't roam and socialize like other dogs.
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General Mills Will Release All Five Of The Monster Cereals For Halloween This Year. Somehow I missed that they have been released seasonally, or that there were ever five of them.
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Get ready for another way to get your daily dose of caffeine! A new body spray will send it right through your skin.
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Outlaws as Folk Heroes. There's something very satisfying about seeing someone stick it to the man, the way we would never do.

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August 22, 2013 - 9:50am
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