Reading While Eating for January 17: Internet Icons

From Betty White to Ryan Gosling to podcasters galore, Tuesday's links focus on the web's favorite people.

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Mushers and their dogs compete after the mass start of the eighth stage of the La Grande Odyssee sled dogs race in Bessans, France, on January 16, 2012. The race crosses the Alps in France covering over 1000 km (621 miles) over 11 days.

The Greatest: Muhammad Ali celebrates his 70th birthday today. TIME compiled 70 images of the icon, paired with 70 quotes from notable peers and admirers. (Lightbox)

Guess Who’s Back: Why are bands reuniting all over the place? It’s to capitalize on the retro fascinations of Millenials. (Flavorwire)

Hey Girl: Internet heartthrob Ryan Gosling doesn’t just act and rock scorpion jackets. He also sings. Swoon. (BuzzFeed)

Golden Gal: Happy 90th birthday, Betty White! Take a look at the beloved actress in her youth. (LIFE)

Path to Fame: These days, it seems like everyone and their neighbor has a podcast. Here’s how to make yours stand out. (GOOD)

Rest in Peace: Danny Evins, founder of the ubiquitous and sometimes controversial Cracker Barrel chain, has died at 76. (The Daily What)

Viral Video: Temporarily escape from your desk with this video, taken from the point of view of an eagle. (Gizmodo)

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