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Stuff You Should Click On: Week of December 3

A wolf in stilettos was crossing Iceland on his way to Vegas, got stopped at a traffic light and injured his Achilles, while Dolly the Sheep was speedflying in France. Sounds like a job for Leslie Nielson. Or something like that.  Here's the stuff you should click on this week.

One Way to Spend Your Holiday Break:

New Traffic Lights?
LEDs Make Clever Interactive Traffic Light Design Possible (Treehugger)

Synchronized Swimming. In Vegas?
Synchronized Swimming as a Show (New York Times)

Across Iceland (with a little Hendrix)

The Case For:
Exercise Often Enough for Achilles Injury Recovery (Reuters)

The Case Against:
Extreme Long-Distance Running Can Damage the Body (Reuters)

Dolly Déjà vu: A Glitch in the Matrix?
Dolly the Sheep: Alive and Well (NewScientist)

Really? Really.
Hiking High Heel Hybrids (Trend Hunter)

Hungry Like the Wolf:
U.S. Wants to Lift Protections for Wolf and Grizzly (Reuters)

Shirley, He Will Be Missed:
Leslie Nielsen, 84, Romantic Hero Turned Comic, Dies (New York Times)


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