Morning Cup of Links: When Lightning Strikes Power Stations

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In 1989, Kim Basinger collaborated with her then-boyfriend Prince on a pop album. The title was never officially released. After a quick listen, it's obvious why.
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When lightning strikes power stations: 10 incredible snapshots.
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When and how did the phrase "blue collar worker" come about?
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Virgin America provides extra leg room for its first-class passengers, as well as billionaire Richard Branson's face carved into their ice cubes.
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R.I.P.: Composer Joel Goldsmith, age 54.
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The literal bacon burger: 100 percent ground deep-fried bacon on a sesame bun with a side of jalapeno poppers.
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The original menu at McDonald's offered "Full-Flavor Orange Drink" for only 10 cents.
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Before One World Trade Center reigned supreme, six skyscrapers were previously crowned kings of the Manhattan skyline.
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After rounding up an all-star cast, HBO decided to cancel its adaptation of Jonathan Franzen's novel The Corrections. The flashbacks and flash-forwards were apparently too confusing for boob tube fare.
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The non-profit organization Responsible Young Drivers ran a texting-and-driving test on a handful of teenagers. They didn't do so well.
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Meanwhile in California, police have arrested 37-year-old Obiwan Kenobi for a hit and run multi-car pileup.

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May 2, 2012 - 1:00am
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