Thursday, December 15, 2011

Interesting Links

Over the Rainbow: The Technicolor Life of the Man Who Created Oz.

The Stories Behind 10 Dr. Seuss Stories. It's nice to learn some trivia about your favorite childhood reads.

Nicole Maines and her brother Jonas were born identical twins, but they look very different at age 14. Nicole was named Wyatt at birth, but showed sign of being a girl from a very early age. (via Metafilter)

Lowes pulled its ads from the TV show American Muslim because of complaints from a conservative group. Is the move Islamophobic, pandering, or just a business decision?

Dutch sociopath Joran Van der Sloot was the last person to see Natalie Holloway alive, and is awaiting trial for killing Stephany Flores. Although he's in a Peruvian jail, he's still picking up women.

Bees vs. Hornets vs. Wasps: What’s the Difference? Plus some other animals you may get confused with each other.

Newt Gingrich's Career in One Comic Strip.

Homes and college degrees are not the path to the American dream. And they're not worth sinking yourself in debt for.

Gene Simmon's website was attacked, and a hacker was arrested. It's another round in the battle between the outspoken anti-piracy KISS member and his Anonymous opponents.

Watch these adorable sloths crawl their way into your heart. They're slow, but they'll get there.

A fight broke out during an anger-management class and a woman stabbed a classmate. They have probably been skipping their homework assignments.

The Brutal Sport of Modern Day Jousting. It may be safer than the medieval equivalent, but you can't tell it by looking.

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