Reading While Eating for January 30: Design for Living

Monday's links talk trademarking colors and dubious Photoshopping.

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Children dressed as Mahatma Gandhi arrive on a bus to take part in a peace march in Kolkata, India on January 29, 2012. Four hundred and eighty-five children attempted to create a Guinness World Record for being the largest gathering of people dressed as Gandhi.

Out on a Limb: A man whose leg was Photoshopped off for a New York City health department ad says he’s shocked his stock image was manipulated. (New York Times)

The Color of Money: Cadbury is trying to trademark the shade of purple it uses on its packages. But can a company really own a color? (Salon)

I’ll Tumbl For Ya: Expand your mind, but mostly kill some time, with our list of 30 must-see blogs on Tumblr. (NewsFeed)

Celebrity Sleuths: Sure, you may associate Sherlock Holmes with Robert Downey, Jr. these days. But here are 10 “Sherlocks” you may not know. (Flavorwire)

Who’d Have Thought: If you ever predicted something would happen “when pigs fly,” pay up. Here are photos of pigs “flying.” (LIFE)

Secret Sipping: Enjoy your wine 1920s-style with this DIY speakeasy kit. (The Daily What)

Viral (Marketing) Video: This ad for Moe’s Southwestern Grill, which features everyday items exploding in the microwave, will have you mesmerized. (Gizmodo)

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