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Morning Cup of Links

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Valentine’s Day Cards for Chemistry Geeks

Shaunacy Ferro

Won't you be amine?

The First U.S.-Minted Penny Was Horrific

Chris Higgins

Lincoln's mug has nothing on this.

The World's Most Accurate Clock Has No Hands

Bess Lovejoy

You can thank this thing for your GPS.

This Fun Supercut Imagines Movies Ending at Their Title Drop

Andrew LaSane

When a character says the name of the film, it's time to roll the credits.

These Tactile Picture Books Help Blind Kids Learn to Read

Michele Debczak

Titles include 'Noah's Ark,' 'Goodnight Moon,' and 'The Very Hungry Caterpillar.'

Turn The Tables On Telemarketers With This Extremely Patient Robot

Anna Green

Roger Anderson of The Jolly Roger Telephone Company was so sick of telemarketers, he created a robot to deal with them.

Rare Snow Rollers Form Across Idaho

Kirstin Fawcett

The frosty formations only form in very precise weather conditions.

An Erased Nude Was Discovered in Leonardo da Vinci’s Notebook

Michele Debczak

We're still finding surprises in the notebooks he left behind.

College Students Can Now Play Video Games For Tuition

Anna Green

In addition to bragging rights, Blizzard Entertainment now offers college tuition money to winning teams who compete in 'StarCraft II,' 'Hearthstone,' or 'Heroes of the Storm.

Spend Some Time With These African American Cookbooks From History

Shaunacy Ferro

A new book covers the often overlooked contributions of black cooks and chefs to American cuisine.

DNA Test Reveals Explorers Club Never Ate Storied Woolly Mammoth Meat

Kirstin Fawcett

Yale scientists analyzed leftovers from the 1951 fete, and discovered that the legendary dish was actually sea turtle.

Watch This Visualization of the Sun's Invisible Magnetic Field

Andrew LaSane

NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center provides a color-coded view of the Sun's magnetic activity.

13 NSFW Lines from James Joyce’s Incredibly Dirty Love Letters

Dana Schwartz

Borrow these for Valentine's Day at your own risk.

There Are Hills on Pluto That Float Like Icebergs

Andrew LaSane

The floating hills move across the dwarf planet in frozen nitrogen.

When Hitchcock Banned Audiences From Seeing His Movies

Jake Rossen

The Master of Suspense refused to let anyone see 'Rear Window' for over two decades.

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