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This Week's Missing Links, November 17

The best articles, videos, and photos I didn't post this week—until now. If you only have time to click on two links, check out "BP Will Plead Guilty and Pay Over $4 Billion," from The New York Times, and "Tunnel Vision," a haunting and thoughtful look at a fatal avalanche, from Outside.

A haunting and thoughtful look at a fatal avalanche
, Outside

Is Lance Armstrong seeking legal reparations? Roopstigo

Bearing witness to a terrifying climbing fall, Adventure Journal

The place to go for anyone looking to get better at ice climbing, San Juan Mountain Guides

Piolet D'or Asia, Explorer's Web

Why you shouldn't bike in front of runners in a race if you're wearing a flourescent jersey, Yahoo

How many near-death experiences does it take to row from London to Istanbul? Outside

How climber Steve House is mentoring the next generation of climbers, Mountain

How surfer Jon Rose is helping after Sandy, Outside

"BP Will Plead Guilty and Pay Over $4 Billion," The New York Times

The elephant slaughter continues, Dot Earth

On an elephant that charged and derailed a train, Treehugger

How Sandy got so big, Weather Underground

The best of the "Impenetrable Forest" camera traps, Wired

Another use for camera traps—catching poachers, Monga Bay

Four extreme labs, Popular Science

The insect that hears like a human, with ears on its knees, Not Exactly Rocket Science

Dropping poison on the Galapagos to eradicate rats, The Guardian

David Quammen's gripping new book on nightmare viruses, Outside

A brief introduction to Babesiosis, which is following the path of Lyme disease
, NPR Shots

For those obsessed with foot strike patterns and performance, Runblogger

An amazing new bionic hand
, The Atlantic

One billion views and counting, TED

A crowdsourced documentary project to record the effects of Sandy, Fast Company

The new, New Orleans, Gadling (a series of posts)

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