Reading While Eating for January 12: You Say Goodbye, I Say Hello

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A car moves through a flooded street in the Brisbane suburb of West End, Australia, January 12, 2011.

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Wednesday’s links feature sweet treats and butt-kicking ladies.

Badass Babe: W magazine has the first look at The Social Network’s Rooney Mara as Lisbeth Salander in David Fincher’s The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo remake. Will it live up to the Swedish films? (W)

Cookie Crumbles: Dieters, beware: This ode to delicious, dunkable biscotti will make your mouth water. And there are even recipes. (NPR)

Past Prime: When even Tila Tequila doesn’t log into Myspace anymore, it’s clear the site is on a downward spiral. Here’s why it succumbed to Facebook. (New York Times)

Carbon Copies: Just to keep proving the point that no music is original anymore, hear 13 songs that sound suspiciously like other songs. (BuzzFeed)

Dynamite DIY: Quitting smoking as a New Year’s resolution? Take your unused lighters and turn them into Lightercycles. (The Daily What)

Hello Goodbye: Does the choice between saying “hey” or “hello” wrack you with self-doubt? Then don’t travel around the world, where saying “hi” differs in every culture. (LIFE)

Elsewhere on TIME.com: See TIME’s complete coverage of the shooting in Tuscon.

Must See: Glee, watch your back — this sign-language cover of Cee-Lo Green’s “F— You” is the best version we’ve seen. Warning: the language is, naturally, salty. (via Huffington Post)

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