Links — January 11, 2010, 11:59 pm

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While it may be true that only fools rush into Yemen;
it seems grafting a cellphone to your forehead was a good idea after all;
but, that said, why take a chance on fugu?

Design of world’s first “sex robot” laudably focused on “appealing to the mind”;
meanwhile, back at the office, it seems that women act differently at work than men because they are different than men at work;
show of hands: who wants to be embalmed?

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