Links we love today: Jobs of the 1%, concept garbage trucks, psychic Simpsonsand more
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Rick Perry defends marines accused or urinating on corpses:
"These kids made a mistake. There's not any doubt about it. They shouldn't have done it. It's bad," Perry told CNN's "State of the Union" program. “But to call it a criminal act, I think, is over the top."
On the cover of Newsweek, Andrew Sullivan asks, “Why are Obama’s critics so dumb?”
Definitive Jest expands your vocab, with help from David Foster Wallace.
Awesome infographic from The New York Times: what jobs do the 1% have?
Weburbanist’s 11 concept garbage trucks.
The Simpsonstotally called the score of last night’s New England – Denver game… in a 1992 episode of the show.
The experts at Flavorwire give advice on how to build your pop culture persona; Jezebel’s handy guide to gossiping about first ladies.
(NSFW) video of Johnny Depp reads letters from Hunter S. Thompson.
First a hit single, now Blue Ivy Carter inspires her own strain of pot.
Brazilian aerial shots show land carvings hinting at lost worlds:
The deforestation that has stripped the Amazon since the 1970s has also exposed a long-hidden secret lurking underneath thick rain forest: flawlessly designed geometric shapes spanning hundreds of yards in diameter.
Listen to Neil Gaiman and John Hodgman talk about audiobooks; an interview with writer Emma Straub.
Julie Andrews to direct “mousical” based on her children’s book, The Great American Mousical; Hulu plans more original shows.
Taylor Swift’s Feb. Vogue cover is gorgeous.
New track from The Streets’ Mike Skinner; Quentin Tarantino’s favorite (and least favorite) films of 2011.
One of the greatest running “shoes that never sold”: inspired by airport walkways.
Breathtakingly beautiful photos of NYC from photographer Andrew Mohrer.
IBM creates one bit of memory with just 12 atoms.
Stephen Colbert explains his campaign to George Stephanopoulos:
Colbert Super PAC ad alleges Romney is a serial killer… for killing corporations: