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Albert Einstein gave Marie Curie advice on how to deal with trolls in newly discovered letters [Vox]

As if you needed another reason to be afraid of flying: potential midair collisions with toy drones. [BBC]

The latest Frankenfood battling the battle to end obesity: Dorito-covered, stuffed crust pizza. Mmmm… [LA Times]

More NFL players protest on the field - this time wearing "I Can't Breathe" shirts for Eric Garner [The Guardian]

The "father of video games," Ralph Baer, has died at 92. [The Verge]

You can grow your very own James Franco, thanks to this super weird "Saturday Night Live" sketch. [SNL]

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We are thankful that this girl (above) doesn't understand how turkeys are born. [Nerissa Hawkinson]

Obama's daughters appeared less than enthused about the annual turkey pardon, and one GOP staffer publicly shamed them for it. [Gawker]

This guy covered his roommate's entire bedroom in tin foil while he was away for the holiday. Because that's what (sociopathic) friends do. [TheTrubadour44]

Less people shopped Black Friday this year, but that didn't stop them from tearing each other apart for TVs [The Street Fights]

Amid the Thanksgiving travel chaos, US Airways determined that pigs can't fly [CNN]

Kiss guitarist Paul Stanley mysteriously claims the band was "screwed over" by Macy's at this year's parade. But it was actually Gene Simmons' tongue that didn't get the air time it deserved. [Rolling Stone]

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Washington DC and Oregon Are So High Right Now [NYT]

Republicans Take Over the Senate, So NY Post "Stripped" Obama [Mediaite]

If You Are Going to Tweet a Pic of Yourself Voting, Make Sure There are No Buttcracks in the Shot First [USA Today]

Jon Stewart Joked About Not Voting, Upset Internet [Deadline]

Tom Brokaw's Phone Went Off During His Brodcast, and He Took the Call [Today]

Stephen Colbert Summoned the Devil in His Last Election Coverage Episode [Salon]

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Happy Monday! Here's the latest:

  • Out: Anderson Cooper, of the closet, in a letter published by friend Andrew Sullivan
  • Essential: Saturday night's extra leap second, which wreaked havoc for many
  • Upheld: A promise to snap a pic of a giant pile of cash, by The Oatmeal founder Matt Inman
  • Debuted: Same-sex marriage status icons, on Facebook
  • Proved: The existence of a "God particle" that confirms the mathematical order of the universe

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Morning Links:

  • Desperate: Europeans, who are fueling a black market in organ sales
  • Controversial: The GOP's contempt vote against AG Eric Holder
  • Prodigy: A 16-year-old golfer, who shot a 61 twice in three days
  • Dropped Dead: An ex-Wall Street banker, moments after he was convicted of arson
  • Surfaced: Footage of Hillary Clinton saying "Shame on you, Barack Obama," in a new Romney ad
  • Filthy Rich: Fifty Shades of Grey author E.L. James, who's raking in $1 million a week

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Heads Up:

  • Divided: Oreo fans, over the cookie's support of gay rights on Facebook
  • Circumvented: Third-party dealers, by Louis C.K., who is selling tix to his shows himself
  • Left For Dead: A teen lesbian couple, shot in a park in Texas
  • Launched: A campaign to find a girl's missing teddy bear, by Swedish police
  • Admitted: Everyone on the Dream Team was waiting for Magic Johnson to die, by Clyde Drexler

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Heads Up:

  • Overturned: Most of Arizona's controversial immigration law, by the Supreme Court
  • Died: A Chinese man, from exhaustion, after staying up 11 straight days to catch every Euro 2012 match
  • Victorious: The Muslim Brotherhood, in Egypt's presidential runoff
  • Extinct: The Pinta Island tortoise, after the Sunday death of 100-year-old Lonesome George
  • Trashed: The 9/11 memorial, by a group of NYC middle-schoolers

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<li><a href="http://nymag.com/daily/intel/2012/06/hillary-wears-funky-glasses-to-swearing-in.html" target="_blank">Better:</a> Hillary Clinton, with age</li>
<li><a href="http://shortformblog.com/post/25626850729/twitter-cascading-bug" target="_blank">Denied:</a> That a hacker was behind yesterday's outage, by Twitter</li>
<li><a href="http://moneyland.time.com/2012/06/22/3-gas-here-we-come/" target="_blank">Falling:</a> Gas prices, all over the country -- finally</li>
<li><a href="http://perezhilton.com/2012-06-22-nick-stahl-wife-stops-looking-for-him#.T-SSOLVYuz4" target="_blank">Called Off:</a> The search for missing actor Nick Stahl</li>
<li><a href="http://theweek.com/article/index/229670/6-reasons-ann-curry-failed-as-todays-co-host" target="_blank">Booted:</a> Ann Curry, from the <em>Today</em> show</li>
<li><a href="http://www.slashfilm.com/reese-witherspoon-commercial-director-bryan-buckley-board-men-mars-women-venus/" target="_blank">Tapped:</a> Reese Witherspoon, to star in a film version of <em>Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus</em></li>

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  • Recreated: Futurama's opening sequence, as live-action
  • Clamoring: No one, for news stories about Mitt Romney
  • Clueless: Joe the Plumber, who says the Holocaust can be blamed on gun control
  • Stable: Hosni Mubarak, barely, after reports Tuesday that he'd been pronounced clinically dead
  • Bailed: Jim Carrey, on Dumb and Dumber To

Morning List: Reddit's 6 Most Shameful Moments

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  • Freed: Dharun Ravi, after serving just 20 days in jail for spying on Rutgers roomie Tyler Clementi
  • Suspected: A gay man at an airport, of pedophilia, because he had a boyfriend and a camera
  • For sale: The Godfather-themed edition of Monopoly
  • Rumored: Obama may back down on his promise to veto CISPA
  • Released: The teaser trailer for the Octomom's new pr0no
  • Finally: Microsoft's Surface tablet makes its debut

 

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