Weekend Links: The Oldest Selfie of All

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In 1839, a young chemist in Philadelphia took the first-ever photographic self-portrait—the most vintage "selfie" in history.

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The Richards family of Australia has reclaimed the world record for most lights on a residential property, with 502,165 LEDs in a dazzling holiday display that costs about $2291 a month to run. Luckily, a local renewable energy company is picking up the tab.

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Now you can simply Google your way into Mordor.

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Sick of leftover turkey sandwiches yet? A microscopic view of traditional Thanksgiving foods might pique your interest anyway.

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"The Swing at the End of the World" is no ordinary playground attraction.

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The scaled-down gingerbread replicas of famous art museums created during Art Basel Miami look so convincingly like their life-size counterparts that it might take a few bites to tell the difference.

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Is honey healthier than refined sugar? Sort of.

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The longest-married couple in America, with 81 shared years behind them, has some words of wisdom for the rest of us young whippersnappers.

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November 30, 2013 - 12:00pm
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