Friday’s links are book smart, well-read and good time managers.
Distance Learning: When you think of online colleges, you think of continuing education for older adults. But now, high-ranked universities are giving its own students streaming-video lectures. (New York Times)
Sneaky Style: Get your James Bond on with this T-shirt, which features a hidden still camera. (BoingBoing)
Witty Wordplay: Toe the line, happy as a clam, on the wagon. Who even comes up with these phrases, anyway? Take a look at the history of the English language’s biggest cliches. (LIFE)
Strike a Pose: LEGO blocks: Childhood toys — and artistic inspiration. Artist Alex Aylar takes the iconic toys and poses them in even more iconic movie scenes. (Urlesque)
Coco a No-Go: Will Conan O’Brien ever have Jay Leno as a guest on his new TBS show, Conan? The answer probably won’t surprise you. (TheDailyWh.at)
Short and Sweet: Need entertainment, but lack time? Check out the 50 best viral videos under 30 seconds long. (Gizmodo)
Elsewhere on TIME.com: With George W. Bush’s memoir Decision Points coming out, TIME looks at the Top 10 Political Memoirs.
Must-See: The Soup and Community‘s Joel McHale stops by the Today Show to talk to Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb, his frequent on-air targets.Vodpod videos no longer available.