Reading While Eating for May 15: Don’t Be Evil

In today's lunch links: Gmail explained, George Lucas' revenge and nine superweapons that didn't work.

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Madame Tussauds employee Lisa Burton poses with a paintbrush on a new figure of Britan's Queen Elizabeth, produced in honour of her Diamond Jubilee in London May 14, 2012.

Gmail! How Does It Work? The helpful folks at Google have created a video that shows what happens when you press ‘send’.┬áDon’t tell Insane Clown Posse about this one. (Buzzfeed)

Evil Geniuses, Take Note: Heat rays, circular warships and flaming pigs: All superweapons that failed spectacularly. Mental Floss has more. (Mental Floss)

George Lucas Strikes Back: When the local homeowners association wouldn’t let him build a 300,000 sq. ft. movie studio, Lucas decided to convert the project into low-income housing. Now if only he could go back in time and kill off Jar-Jar Binks. (The Daily

TV’s Most Short-Lived Shows: Hey, remember Emily’s Reasons Why Not? …No? (Flavorwire)

Bizarre Love Triangle: Jeanie, Will and Adina are in a loving, long-term relationship. They are all also over the age of 80. Photos by Isadora Kosofsky. ( LightBox)

Sabotage! In memory of Adam Yauch, here’s the epic Beastie Boys video reenacted by adorable little kids. (Flavorwire)