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  1. Entertainment

    Neil Gaiman Drops Some American Gods and Anansi Boys Adaptation News on His Blog, Also Reads Green Eggs and Ham

    Writer and all around interesting person Neil Gaiman's American Gods was optioned by HBO years ago for an adaptation, but Gaiman just dropped some updates about the show's prospects on his blog. He also read Dr. Seuss' Green Eggs and Ham because Neil Gaiman is a beautiful man.

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  2. Entertainment

    Haven’t Read 50 Shades Yet? Read This Dr. Seuss-Style Poem Summary Instead

    Generally the less I have to think about 50 Shades of Grey, the better. I say generally, though, because occasionally this truly terrible phenomenon can give way to some surprisingly enjoyable parodies. Such is the case with a certain ExplainlikeIAmA thread on Reddit in which user Traceofbass lays out the plot of 50 Shades in the style of Dr. Seuss. Prepare to have your childhood ruined. Or enhanced, if you're into that sort of thing, I guess.

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  3. Science

    These Whimsical, Whoozical Animal Head Trophies are Seuss-Tastic

    The famed Dr. Seuss made a name for himself with his stories and wordplay, but one of the most indelible aspects of his career was his boundless zoological imagination. Whether it was the Whos in Whoville or the exotic Ka-Troo, Seuss created where Darwin feared to tread. In the same style as the venerable doctor, Carl Turner has created a series of hyper-realistic animal heads in a Seussian style. Large eyes, weird antlers, and impossible birds abound in this delightful collection. See more, after the break.

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  4. Geekolinks

    Geekolinks: 12/3

    World Wildlife Fund Invents PDF That Can't Print to Save Trees (Adverblog) If Dr. Seuss Did Star Wars (Adam Watson) Understanding Pac-Man Ghosts (GameInternals) Most Impressive Long-Exposure Light Video You Will See Today (Flavorwire) 10 Classic Science Fiction Novels as Word Clouds (Brainwavez.org) Denver: Saving Us From Cylons, One Tiny Robot Toy at a Time (Blastr) Steampunk Superheroes (Chet Phillips) (pic via Reddit.)

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  5. Weird

    A Dr. Seuss Book About Sports

    Our more active friends over at SportsGrid have the scoop on one project dreamt up by Theodore Geisel that was abandoned before completion: A Dr. Seuss book about sports. The rough draft is currently up for auction.

    Seuss ultimately decided against publishing the title because “the negative image of [Pete] flubbing and unable to catch any ball at all will make him look like a schnook.”
    Ah... gym class memories. >>> Read it at SportsGrid

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  6. Weird

    Converse Unveils Fantabulous Dr. Seuss Sneaker Collection [Pics]

    For its Fall '10 collection, Converse is debuting a surprisingly comprehensive line of Dr. Seuss-inspired Chuck Taylor All-Stars. While they have some adorable li'l shoes for toddlers and children, plenty of these are geared towards grown-ups: If you can handle the lack of arch support, you too can rock kicks inspired by the likes of The Cat in the Hat and If I Ran the Zoo. The shoes are available for purchase at Converse.com, where adult shoes run from $55-$65 and children's shoes run from $35-$40 for 0- to 3-year-olds and $40-$45 for 3- to 12-year-olds. Front and side pics of the six adult-sized Dr. Seuss sneakers below:

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  7. Tech

    Microsoft’s New Kin Phones: What You Need To Know

    Well, Microsoft did tell us they were going to tell us something today. And now they've told us. It was not, as some had speculated, the near-mythological Microsoft Courier, a tablet computer. Instead it was a new line of phones, oriented at the person who is deeply, deeply into social networking. Says The Next Web:
    Microsoft are quick to point out that this is a completely different offering from Windows Phone 7. Instead of being a smartphone with hundreds of different applications at your disposal, the Kin One and Kin Two exist to keep you in constant contact with friends whilst your on the move, sharing photos, videos and status updates on the go without an app store in sight.

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