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Link Roundup & Shout-outs

It wouldn’t be Monday if I didn’t dish out a fresh Link Roundup, right? So the best of this week past are broken down by yours truly into the following categories:

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THE SWEET HEREAFTER

Robot To Explore Mysterious Tunnels in Great Pyramid

Screw It, You’re Dead Anyway

HIDE AND SEEK

Cadaver-Sniffing Device Could Find Jimmy Hoffa

Bushy-Bearded Titi Monkey Discovered

RAGE, RAGE AGAINST THE DYING OF THE LIGHT

NY Town Enforces Decades-Old Pinball Machine Ban, Closing Retro Arcade Museum

Lost Miniature World

VIDEO OF THE WEEK

Please take less than one minute to enjoy the above video of Humbolt penguins at the Philadelphia Zoo chasing a butterfly.  It’s really cute and a hilariously strange collision of worlds: these penguins obviously hadn’t “grown-up” with butterflies! 

SHOUT-OUTS

World Monument Fund A leading non-profit dedicated to saving some of the most wondrous places on earth. 

BLDG Blog Architectural conjecture, urban speculation, and landscape futures presented by author Geoff Manaugh.