Morning Cup of Links: Electricity from Ocean Tides

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If wind can turn a turbine and produce electricity, how about harnessing the power of tides? Ireland is already doing it!
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10 Strangest Names EVAR! Some people had a legal change, and some were cursed by their loving parents.
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Self-Repairing Aircraft Could Improve Air Safety. It probably won't do much about delays and long lines.
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A Hollywood orangutan is looking for work. Times are tough for everyone.
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99 Extraordinary, Creative and Unusual Uses for Ordinary and Everyday Objects. You won't see me putting stamps on my fingernails or tea bags in my toilet anytime soon.
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Hold the mass graves and cremations: Dead bodies don't cause disease epidemics. After natural disasters, the real danger comes from the survivors.
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There's an how-to book for every human activity imaginable. Some are quite unnecessary, others are written in fun. And some people even buy them!
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A head of his time: Phineas Gage's horrific accident. If you're not already familiar with the case, it might make your head hurt.

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May 20, 2008 - 10:35pm
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