Weekend Links: Pigeon Mail

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Passenger pigeons: coming soon to the air near you, maybe. 

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Right around World Cup season, Americans around the world start to get flack for calling the black-and-white ball sport "soccer," rather than "football" – but as with so many other confusing cultural quirks that Americans have, it's actually the British who are to blame.

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On a cynical day, it's not unreasonable for a well-intentioned, would-be environmentalist to pause before walking an extra few steps to the recycling bin, wondering if that aluminum will actually be recycled anyway. The odds say it's worth the effort

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It must have been hard to keep track of every death on the latest season of Game of Thrones, so here they are in one place: all 169 of them

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Residents of a rural area outside Bangkok witnessed an impromptu parade of thousands of ducks in the street this past week, and no one is sure why. 

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Viral music video champions OK Go are promoting their latest single with a series of optical illusions, all shot in one take, that you'll want to rewatch so many times that the song inevitably gets stuck in your head. Clever marketing, that.

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The delivery person at the door may be hiding the soul of an artist – or at least the soul of someone who can draw a pretty good dinosaur on the inside of that greasy pizza box.

Are internet users ready to leave behind funny cat videos and move on to goats doing parkour

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June 21, 2014 - 9:00am
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