Morning Cup of Links: The Trend in Group Selfies

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Who knew? A selfie taken of more than one person is called an "usie," which is pronounced "ussie." Us old folks will still call them "group pictures."
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A BBC ad for the Winter Olympics coverage is poetic, ominous, and downright frightening. They frame the Games as an epic battle of supernatural proportions while the rest of us just wait for someone to slip and fall.
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When there are no humans around, a Beagle will do what he has to do to get chicken nuggets. With these problem-solving skills, he should be put to work to earn them.
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19-year-old Jason Brown’s performance at the 2014 U.S. National Championships won him a spot on the Olympic team. It also made him a star in the eyes of those who watched it.
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A survey shows us which are the best and worst state license plates in the U.S. The winner is from the least populous state, so favoritism was not a factor.
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When an athlete's championship ring goes up for sale, there's always a sad story behind it. Sometimes it's theft, sometimes they just need the cash.
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Two Years On, Costa Concordia Remains the Wreck Italy Can’t Forget. Prosecutions are continuing, and the shipwreck site has become a pilgrimage destination.
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Watch the first trailer for season four of Game of Thrones. There will probably be more coming before the show returns in April.

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January 14, 2014 - 9:32am
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