Reading While Eating for November 5: Bond, James Bond

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A man stands near the crowned head of a statue of Jesus being built in Swiebodzin, 110 km (68 miles) west of Poznan, western Poland, November 4, 2010. The statue, whose body is 33 metres (108 ft) high, is expected to be completed in November.

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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. (

Short and Sweet: Need entertainment, but lack time? Check out the 50 best viral videos under 30 seconds long. (Gizmodo)

Elsewhere on 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.

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