Morning Cup of Links: Baby Bao Bao

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The National Zoo's panda cub Bao Bao will go on public display for the first time later this month. See pictures from the Media Day event as she prepares for her big debut.
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You Know It’s Seriously Cold When…  escaped prisoners turn themselves in and polar bears can't go outside and play.
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Six Things You Can Do When It's REALLY Cold Outside. Looks like fun -except for the swimming.
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A Star Trek Fan Spent $30,000 Turning Her Basement Into The Starship Enterprise. Good luck ever getting the kids to move out now.
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14 Tips on How to Write for an Hour. Get in the habit, and those hours may become a career.
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Gorgeous Vintage Illustrations of Dickens Novels in Full Color. It's enough to make you want to read The Old Curiosity Shop all over again.
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Just another day on an Australian river tour, where everything wants to eat you. Aww, those crocodiles are just looking for a little love.
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Every movie dance scene is better with the Pointer Sisters. Watch them joyfully strung together with "The Neutron Dance."
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'Tis the season -and the weather- for turkey bowling in International Falls, Minnesota! At these temperatures, rolling a turkey down the sidewalk doesn't even make it inedible.
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How to keep warm outside: 5 science-based tips. My preferred method: stay inside.

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