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"The White Mouse," WWII heroine and spy, dies at 98 http://reut.rs/qecG0V
What a greatest generation! Even their household pests were American heroes. Where are our cockroach neurosurgeons and stinkbug fighter jocks? (Answer: learning how tough it is to be a vampire in high school. That's what everyone's doing.)
Europe not quite ready to blow up yet: http://mojo.ly/quIdeI
But if Keanu Reeves lets that bus drop below 50 miles-per-hour, all bets are off.
VIDEO: Flying Machine Competition Takes off in Russia http://youtu.be/Bbx6G2mW2cY (via @abcWNN)
Again, Europe's doing just fine. If things were really bad, these designs would be far less fanciful, and more of them would work.
Could the Poe movie save Edgar Allan Poe's Baltimore house? http://lat.ms/qzc2NM
It's either a movie or a Labor Day telethon. We vote for the movie, because there's less chance of someone getting punchy and pining for their lost Lenore on live television.
7 ape-smarts milestones: http://on.natgeo.com/pSufwv #photos
Tactful decision: leaving the time they outwitted James Franco and seized control of earth off the list. It goes without saying that that was an ape-smart milestone, but the wound is still too fresh
It's not often technology, sports, and butts come together like this http://nydn.us/qEAUbg
That's right, it's the International Gizmo, Fungo Bat and Upper-Thigh Con 2011, or as the younger set calls it, IGFBUTC-Con 2K11. Seems like just yesterday it was IGFBUTC-Con 2K5. It was a simpler time. Nobody had smart phones and it looked like USC football would never lose another game.
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