Weekend Links: 408 Hot Air Balloons

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Participants at the 2013 Lorraine Mondial international hot air balloon festival broke a world record for most hot air balloons launched at once. Time-lapse videos from photographers in attendance depict the process from inflation to take off.

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Ocean-dwelling pyrosomes are, according to scientists, “the unicorns of the sea.”

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Not everything has been harmonious for these famously feuding band members. Keith Richards and Mick Jagger’s rocky relationship alone merits a made-for-TV movie.

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Designing a cover for Lolita is a delicate matter.

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Marilyn Monroe impersonators cop their idol’s signature style and platinum blonde hair, but each puts her own twist on the late actress. Photographer Emily Berl was “less concerned about how much they look like Marilyn and more concerned about their motivations for becoming her.”

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Couldn’t make it to Lollapalooza? Watch the live stream here.

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Despite its stubby little arms, a T. rex would still win at arm wrestling.

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August 4, 2013 - 9:00am
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