Morning Cup of Links: Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

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All Reboots Are Not Created Equal. Or, why you should go see Dawn of the Planet of the Apes.
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The Polar Vortex is returning -in the middle of the summer. You might even get to give your air conditioner a break.
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A Fashionable History of Wrestling Hillbillies. The audience always liked them big and dumb.
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Dashrath Manjhi spent 22 years carving a road through the mountains. The one-man project connected his village to emergency medical help, among other things.
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Is genius genetic? The answer is much more complicated than a yes or no.
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The World's Most Fascinating Abandoned Cities. Lovely to look at, but you wouldn’t want to live there.
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A 7-Year-Old Boy Raised $55,000 After Starting A Lemonade Stand For His Best Friend’s Surgery. When your buddy’s in pain, you do what you gotta do.
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San Francisco’s sexiest cop has gone viral. Officer Chris Kohrs doesn’t mind, if it brings the SFPD and the Castro community together.
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Death to Pandora? A guide to the looming music copyright war.

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