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Morning Cup of Links: Animated Indiana Jones

Miss Cellania

Great links to start a great weekend!

The Science Behind Why Your Snacks Go Stale

Kirstin Fawcett

Learn why bread gets harder and chips get softer.

5 Questions: "Crisp" Air

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Find Out What Facebook Knows About You With This Chrome App

Shaunacy Ferro

ProPublica has developed an easy tool to figure out what information you’ve unwittingly been giving out online.

Calculate Your Car's Carbon Footprint

Kirstin Fawcett

See how 125 car types currently for sale in the U.S. impact the environment.

7 Delightful Dickensian Words

Arika Okrent

Bryan Kozlowski, author of What the Dickens?!: Distinctly Dickensian Words and How to Use Them, has collected 200 words used by Dickens, some of them drawn from the life around him, some of his own in

A New Alfred Hitchcock-Inspired TV Show is In the Works

Kirstin Fawcett

The anthology series will be called 'Welcome to Hitchcock.'

Pick the 2010 Movie by Its Cast

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Thai Developer Transforms Urban Spaces Into Unconventional Football Fields

Michele Debczak

Instead of fighting the space limitation, this team of designers decided to embrace it.

Tune In Live Tomorrow Morning as Rosetta Lands—or Crashes—on a Comet

David W Brown

Well, maybe. The thing is, we'll never know Rosetta's fate.

Dogs Learn to Ignore Bad Instructions Faster Than Humans

Anna Green

When it comes to distinguishing useful instructions from pointless ones, dogs are faster learners than human children.

9 Things You Might Not Know About Folgers

Jake Rossen

The Folgers family was name-dropped in "Moby-Dick."

#FieldWorkScares Showcases Science’s Terrifying Side

Kate Horowitz

Scientists are sharing their worst “oh god, I’m going to die tonight” moments from the field on Twitter.

Your Dog's Interest in You Might Be Genetic

Kate Horowitz

Beagles who sought out human interaction in a laboratory study showed more activation in certain genomic regions.

What Does 'Healthy' Mean to You? The FDA Wants to Know

Jake Rossen

And they want your advice.

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