Wednesday Morning Coffee Break Links

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Postcards from Hell, a stirring photo essay from the world's failed states.

If It Was My Home is a simple mapping tool for visualizing the oil spill in your own town. Placed in my hometown, the spill reaches from Allentown, PA to Manchester, NH.

Today is the 5-year anniversary of the landmark Kelo ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court. This video from the Institute for Justice does a good job covering the backlash in the years since.

Richard Epstein wants to improve soccer by making it more like basketball and hockey.

Aditi Kinkhabwala and Scott Cacciola want to improve college football by making it more like soccer.

Adorable baby otters with white fur.

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Megan McArdle is a columnist at Bloomberg View and a former senior editor at The Atlantic. Her new book is The Up Side of Down.

The Best 71-Second Animation You'll Watch Today

A rock monster tries to save a village from destruction.

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The Best 71-Second Animation You'll Watch Today

A rock monster tries to save a village from destruction.

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Who Made Pop Music So Repetitive? You Did.

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Stunning GoPro Footage of a Wildfire

In the field with America’s elite Native American firefighting crew

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