Reading While Eating for January 14: Grammar and Goodies

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Nine-year-old Dante Mitchell, classmate of nine-year-old Christina Green, holds a stuffed bear he brought to her funeral in Tucson, Arizona January 13, 2011. Green was killed in the January 8 shooting that left six dead and wounded U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords.

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Enjoy your Friday links with laser-popped snacks and cool people with sunglasses.

Techy Treats: Meet the modern Willy Wonka — a chocolate maker in San Francisco who can control its machinery via iPhone. (Gizmodo)

Grammar Glitch: Here’s why you should never use two spaces after a period. NewsFeed is occasionally guilty, and is now shamed. (Slate)

Suave Security: When you’re protecting the life of the President, you might as well look like a badass while doing so. See James Bond-esque pictures of the Secret Service. (LIFE)

Netiquette Notes: So you saw something cool on the Internet. What’s the etiquette for sharing it while crediting the person who made it? (notquitewrong.com, via Boing Boing)

Let’s Have a Toast: Someone on Tumblr has found a way to make Kanye West even more ridiculous — making his lyrics into puns about food. (No One Man Should Have All That Flour)

Micro-Microwave: Need a way to cook popcorn that looks cool and takes forever? Make like this guy and cook with lasers. (The Daily What)

Elsewhere on TIME.com: The Green Hornet director Michel Gondry got his start helming music videos. See others who got their start with the MTV set.

Must See: Get ready to have your heart warmed. A girl singing the National Anthem is cut short by her microphone, but finds redemption. (via YouTube Trends)

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