Morning Cup of Links: The Bitcoin Paycheck

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The police chief in tiny Vicco, Kentucky, is set to be the first public servant in the nation to be paid in Bitcoin. It was his request, so why not?
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Daniel Kim mashed up 68 songs from the past year to create his annual Pop Danthology video. It's more upbeat than DJ Earworm's mashup, but 2013 still wasn't the greatest year for pop music.
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The first ever Rockefeller Center Christmas tree was erected in 1931, even before the center opened to the public. It was a marvel of restraint and economy, compared to more modern decorations.
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This Is What A Zombie Apocalypse Would Look Like In Australia. Hmm, surprisingly like a music video.
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For a Spanish class project, they made an outlandish telenovela parody, complete with melodrama, overacting, and product placement. Yeah, they got an A for it.
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Five Healthy—and Legal—Ways to Stay Awake Longer. Or you could address the reasons why you can't just take the sleep you need.
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The indignity of canine bath time. Photographer Sophie Gamand's portraits of wet dogs evoke our sympathy over their misery.
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A Bovine Gift from the Heart. It was meant to help the U.S. after the 9/11 attacks ...and it did.

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May 12, 2013 - 9:41am
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