Reading While Eating for March 25: A Waste of Money

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A mime artist gestures to pedestrians across a traffic light red to show them how to cross the road safely at Sao Paulo's Paulista Avenue March 23, 2011.

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Friday’s links don’t have an $8,000 dog bed or the world’s largest home aquarium. But we’ll show you people who do.

Sky-High Stunts: Afraid of heights? Just looking at these photos of amazingly daring tightrope walkers might make you queasy. (LIFE)

Ace Application: The new way to land an internship — out-tweet the competition. (New York Times)

Sure Beats a Pool: Apparently because he had money to burn, a British man decided to get the world’s largest home aquarium, measuring at 4,800 gallons. (The Daily What)

Tasty Trick: The foodie world emitted a collective “huh?” when fake Twitter account Ruth Bourdain (combining Gourmet editor Ruth Reichl with Travel Channel host Anthony Bourdain) got nominated for a  prestigious James Beard award. (Slashfood)

Pricey Puppy: Would you spend $8,000 on a bed for your dog? One French businesswoman bets you will. (TIME)

Short Films: Want to look cultured, but don’t have the time? See ten classic movies described in tweet format. (Thought Catalog)

Viral Video: Is the “Do You See That Twister” guy the new “Double Rainbow” guy? He certainly matches the enthusiasm level. (Best Week Ever)