Weekend Links: Post-Apocalyptic Landmarks

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Two visual effects artists have created concept art of what famous international landmarks like Amsterdam's canals and the Eiffel Tower might look like after a global apocalypse. Hopefully, we'll never have to find out for sure whether they're right.

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Not all tea is created equal. Whether black, green, white, or oolong, do justice to the particular brew by steeping it for the perfect length of time: no more, no less.

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It takes a few seconds to notice what feels off about these portraits: each one is of two people, similar (often related) but different. Where one begins and the other ends, the subjects themselves might not even know.

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Is there a difference between being drunk on wine, drunk on beer, drunk on gin, and drunk on tequila? Technically, no.

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Confused about this ALS (Lou Gehrig's disease) charity ice bucket challenge? So is Conan O'Brien.

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Guardians of the Galaxy's dancing baby Groot has taken audiences hearts, and the Internet, by storm, yet even the biggest fans will have to admit to themselves that trees can't really dance. Who, then, was behind the motion-captured moves that inspired the animators?

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The newest yo-yo world champion would've been the coolest kid at recess by far.

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Character actors refuse to play second fiddle to those spotlight-stealing A-list celebrities anymore.

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August 16, 2014 - 8:00am
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