Morning Cup of Links: Petting a Panda

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The Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding will let you play with and hug a panda. All it will cost you is a few hundred dollars, and the cost of a trip to China.
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Enjoy 30 funny signs that feature errors, bad translation, a wicked sense of humor, or possibly Photoshop. If I were Elwood, I'd fess up or get out of town.
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Of Miley And Men: The 15 Most Memorable Memes Of 2013. Now I'm looking for any opportunity to use the name Porkchop Snapplesauce.
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Do public intellectuals exist anymore? No, and you can blame politics and the internet for that.
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Should Birth Control Sabotage Be Considered a Crime? Maybe, but enforcing or prosecuting such a law would be almost impossible in the U.S.
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Waffles the Terrible is a 7-month old cat just learning about ice and snow. Watch him make a daring leap into internet stardom.
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The Island Nation Doomed to Disappear Within Half a Century. Rising sea levels mean the end of paradise on Kiribati.
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The 65 Most Important TV Deaths In 2013. Contains lots of spoilers if you've been putting off watching any TV this year.
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We are very, very bad at washing our hands, says science. At least in public restrooms; let's hope we do better at home.
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Where Candy Canes Come From. They might even come from your kitchen!

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