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The Weekend Links

Allison Keene
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From Dail, "Everyone knows that Leon Trotsky was assassinated in Mexico in 1940. What you probably haven't heard about is what has happened to his ashes, and after reading this you may be glad!"
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Legos continue to imitate art and life in increasingly strange and complex ways.

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Just what does it take to be the Best Bus Driver in the World? Patience and a better understanding of physics than I myself possess. I just hope I'm never in the situation where this kind of bus driving is necessary! (Thanks Jan!)
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Super fun and innovative Japanese designs that include an umbrella that stands up on its own. Now that I would buy.
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Flossy friend Ted has sent in this great tongue-in-cheek piece on music criticism, based on an imaginary German band known as Das Mötørbike. Even the comments are gold.
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An intriguing ad campaign that touts "life's too short for the wrong job." Let's hope it doesn't come to that for any of us!
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In honor of Spring, let's get up close and personal with a common green darner.
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"A near-perfect frozen mammoth resurfaces after 40,000 years, bearing clues to a great vanished species." And it appears they also make great pets!

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Extra! Extra! Stalking becomes more official.
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A story on some infamous pathological liars, not including your ex.

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