Morning Cup of Links: North Korea Google Mapped

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North Korea is finally on Google Maps. Read about four points of interest, including a prison camp believed to hold 10,000 people.
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The Definitive Guide To Awards Show Speeches. Since the same people keep winning over and over, we can know what they'll say ahead of time.
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How thick is the smog in Beijing? It's so thick now that airlines are canceling flights because pilots can't see where to land.
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In 1936, Karp Lykov, a Russian member of the Old Believers sect, escaped Soviet religious persecution by moving his family deep into Siberia's taiga. They settled in a spot 150 miles from the nearest village and lived alone, cut off from the outside world until 1978
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Awesome headline: Pope’s Dove of Peace Attacked by Seagull of Irony. The incident happened during the annual ‘Caravan of Peace’ at the Vatican.
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How Much Should eBooks Cost? Independent authors underprice themselves to spur book sales, although quality writing is still worth a few dollars in the long run.   
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On a related note, here are 10 Movies That Make Writing Look Incredibly Dangerous. Especially to your mental health.
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Hungarian journalist Balint Szlanko was kidnapped in Syria and held at gunpoint for a short time. Even after he was released, they still don't know who did it or why.  
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China is crazy about the 1990s TV sitcom Friends. So much so that a Chinese version is in the works called Planet Homebuddies.

January 30, 2013 - 12:05am
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