Reading While Eating for January 11: No Funny Business

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Carlos Sainz of Spain drives his Volkswagen Touareg during the eighth stage of the third South American edition of the Dakar Rally 2011, from Antofagasta to Copiapo, January 10, 2011.

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Celebrate 1-11-11 with forbidden foods and sellout movies.

Remaining Rubble: In these striking photos, it’s clear that a year after the Haiti earthquake, things really haven’t changed. (Foreign Policy)

Changing City: The Mexican city of Acapulco has evolved from a luxury destination to a spring-break spot and now to a place reeling from drug violence. (LIFE)

Stealth Snacks: Some U.S. schools are completely banning candy from the premises. But a black market is emerging, almost Prohibition-style. Here’s why cold turkey is the wrong way to go. (The Atlantic)

Web War: Wikipedia volunteers often have long discussions on whether an entry has merit. See a visualization of the most-debated pages on the site. (Notabilia, via Boing Boing)

No Funny Business: On last night’s Daily Show, Jon Stewart poignantly weighed in on the tragedy in Arizona. (The Daily What)

Email Etiquette: Before you send your next email, make sure you’re not committing one of these five signature sins. (Urlesque)

Elsewhere on TIME.com: The Verizon iPhone announcement is looming. But it’s hardly a new development. See a history of the Verizon-Apple courtship.

Must See: Think product placement in movies is bad now? It’s been around since film existed — and even had a place in the first movie to ever win a Best Picture Oscar. (via Vulture)

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