Morning Cup of Links: The Technology of Phone Calls

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How a Phone Call Works: Then and Now. While I’m more familiar with the old way, you might find it stranger than cell phone technology.
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Photographer Karen Abad dressed a friend's baby up as her favorite TV characters for an adorable photo shoot. Too bad it will be many years before Olivia is old enough to watch any of them.
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Online clothing retailer BetaBrand has released a catalog of its spring collection, modeled entirely by women with Ph.D.s or who are Ph.D. candidates. The models were recruited through Facebook, and yes, they are all very pretty.
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10 Fictional Characters Who Just Might Be Psychopaths. Do we really like them or do we just envy their control and chutzpah?
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Screen Junkies presents an Honest Trailer for Frozen. It explains the Disney formula for a surefire hit musical.
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True Detective Was a Case Study in the Drawbacks of TV Recap Culture. The very complex online discussions led people to believe it was a complex show.
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Thanks to an ongoing drought, California rivers are too low and warm for salmon to navigate. If there’s no rain soon, the fish may travel from a hatchery to the ocean in trucks.
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A guy attended Magic: The Gathering and took a selfie with every butt crack he saw. It was a traumatic experience, but he may recover with time.
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How America's internet can become the fastest on Earth. Too bad this plan would be opposed by those with money and political power.

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December 3, 2014 - 6:42am
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