Good Reads This Week

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Often the most difficult part of being on The News Team is selecting which stories to share on The Outside Blog. We comb through hundreds of headlines and links, videos and photos and try to pick the best.

Presenting some of today's top stories from the great outdoors:

Best Use of the Color Black in a Sports Video:
Imaginarium: O'Neill's “We Live Our Lives in Black”
(Transworld Surf)

Best Way to Spy Around the World:
Explore the world with Street View, now on all seven continents
(Google Lat Long Blog)

Best Use of Humor to Inspire Science:
Whale snot, bat sex win 2010 IgNobel spoof prizes

Best of the Rest in Science:
Charge your phone with a beach towel

Best Way to Cover Our Tracks:
Death Valley Round II: Todd Headed Home, Death Valley Wins Again
(The Adventure Blog)

Best Pictures of Animals You'll Probably Never See in Real Life:
Week in Animal Photos: A Wood-Eating Fish, an Ultra-Rare Zedonk, and More

–Michael Webster

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