Morning Cup of Links: Dressing for Shark Week

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The People and Animals With the Best Shark Costumes for Shark Week. Unlike Land Shark, who is disguised as a not-shark.
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13 People Who Actually Live Shark Week, Every Week. They could tell you fascinating things they’ve discovered about the fish they specialize in.
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A guy traveled around the world asking strangers to help him solve a Rubik’s cube, one move at a time. The “community” project got the job done in only 84 moves in 11 countries.
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14 Things You Don't Know About Back to the Future.
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15 Real-Life Scientists Share Their Favorite Science Fiction Books and Movies. It’s not surprising that many love stories close to their own field.
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Candid Camera is back on TV, hosted by Mayim Bialik and Peter Funt (Allen Funt’s son). The show that started in 1948 has a winning formula that never needs to change.
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The 10 Heaviest Objects Mankind Has Ever Moved. If it needs to be somewhere else, we’ll find a way to do it.
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5 delightful science experiments from 100 years ago. They are still educational today, and can double as parlor tricks.

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August 15, 2014 - 10:05am
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