Reading While Eating for May 2: Working for a Living

In today's lunchtime links: An inspirational football player gets a job, a Texan with a thing for electric fences campaigns for a new one and TIME investigates the end of the unpaid internship.

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Occupy Wall Street activists, one wearing a Guy Fawkes mask, rest on a sidewalk during a May Day demonstration in New York May 1, 2012.

Office Slaves, Rejoice: TIME’s Josh Sanburn investigates the legal battles that could herald the end of the unpaid internship. (TIME.com)

Awesome Move of the Day:  Former Rutgers defensive tackle and inspirational Sports Illustrated cover model Eric LeGrand has a new job.  Even though LeGrand was paralyzed from the neck down in an on-field injury in 2010, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have signed him to a free agent contract. (The Daily Wh.at)

Delicately Beautiful: Check out these amazing images of insects painted on vintage books. (Flavorwire)

It’s Crazy Campaign Ad Time: With the 2012 general election now more or less under way, it’s time for local candidates — like this guy — to kick off their campaigns with a little electric-fence peein’. (Buzzfeed)

A Song of Ice and Lego: It’s amazing what a couple Game of Thrones fans with a lot of Lego and K’Nex blocks and some time on their hands can accomplish. (Mental Floss)

 

 

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