Reading While Eating for January 9: Did You Know?

Monday's links talk surprising birthdays, body myths and 2012 predictions. And now you know.

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Signs are seen at the "Occupy" camp in Manchester, New Hampshire January 8, 2012.

Just Like Us: David Bowie, who turns 65 today, can even turn mundane situations into something fabulous and interesting. (Flavorwire)

Dollars and Sense: Management consultants fact-checked the new Don Cheadle show, House of Lies. Are consultants really that slimy? (Vulture)

Body Odd: No, your hair doesn’t grow back thicker after you shave it. See that and 9 more body myths, debunked by science. (Lifehacker)

E-quine: A spam Twitter account meant to sell books about horses has become its own star in the comedy world. Just read the tweets and you’ll get it. (Splitsider)

Test Your Luck: Think you know what the coming year holds? Take our 2012 news quiz and prove your predicting prowess. (TIME Ideas)

Schticky Situation: You guys, Vince the Sham-Wow guy is back, with a predictably terrible infomercial. (The Daily What)

Viral Video: NewsFeed never gets sick of Rube-Goldberg machines. Watch this one help your morning routine. (Have You Seen This)

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