Morning Cup of Links: Nazi TV

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In the 1930s, Nazis were already using the new medium of television for propaganda purposes. See the hour long documentary Television Under the Swastika. For a preview, see a short clip here. (via Metafilter)
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The Disturbing Origins of 5 Common Nursery Rhymes. Even the most nonsensical are based on politics and gossip.
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How GPS navigation is now used to solve crimes. Keep this in mind next time you lie about your whereabouts on the night in question.
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In the game Hexium Connect, you can given a set of hexagons with colored links on one or more sides of each. You rearrange them so that all colored connections are linked to each other properly. (via Dump Trumpet)
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Psychologists are studying and experimenting with three critical psychological techniques used by magicians. Would you fall for these mind tricks?
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Control a Roomba with a Wii Balance Board and clean your carpet as you virtually surf! See, make it into a geeky project and you can get anyone to do housework.
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Marcus Eriksen and Joel Paschal sailed from California to Hawaii on a raft made of 15,000 water bottles and other plastic junk. Also check out the trip blog.
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Things you may not know about Utah. Jason learned these things just so he could pass them on to you.

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