Morning Cup of Links: Outer Space Film Festival

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Parts of the script for Michael Bay's Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie were leaked online (and promptly pulled). What remains is pretty strange -- and pretty funny.
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A man in a ghillie suit was trying to stage a Bigfoot hoax when he was hit and killed by a car. That's what happens when you wear clothing specifically designed to blend in with the background.
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This koala just wants to make friends, or maybe he wants a free boat ride. Either way, he spontaneously swam over to join the human canoe crew.
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Behold, the Poodle Moth! Adorable little fuzzballs that are insects underneath that will eat your sweaters.
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Inside Ray Bradbury’s FBI File: Was He a Communist Sympathizer? The author always had plenty to say and nothing to hide.
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10 Fantastic Pre-Spaceflight Films About Space. A film festival from the days where imagination was paramount because we had neither the science nor the special effects.
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British teenager Alice Pyne made a bucket list when she found she had terminal cancer. A year after she put it online, she's crossed off every item with help from her internet fans.
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17 fictional TV towns with personality. If the locale ever changed, you'd feel like a character died or something.
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Tiny arthropods caught in amber push back their known existence another 100 million years. It also says something about those old trees that produced the sap that turned into amber.
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The Bat-Man of Shanghai is an animated story of what the Caped Crusader did in China in the 1930s. Comic book superheroes (and villain) fit well into a martial arts story.
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5 crazy inventions from the mind of Nikola Tesla. They were mad scientist-type ideas, but oh, so useful!
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3 Maps That Get People Worked Up. If one of them doesn't bother you, another just might.

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August 29, 2012 - 1:04am
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