Reading While Eating for June 22: Mad Men and Ryan Gosling

Today's links feature fast food going retro, a Connecticut girl riffing on her state, and Ryan Gosling being adorable in the '90s.

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Visitors watch a beluga whale as it plays with a ball in its enclosure at the Beijing Aquarium, June 21, 2012. The aquarium is the largest in China and promoted as "the world's largest inland aquarium," with more than 1,000 marine species and freshwater fish on display.

McChic: McDonald’s has hired a designer to create Mad Men-era uniforms for its UK employees for the 2012 Olympics. Next: “Do you want a martini with that?” (The Daily Meal)

A nut in The Nutmeg State: A Twitter account makes fun of people from Connecticut. (BuzzFeed)

Spin of the day:  A Conservative group called Right Change parodies the Dos Equis’ The Most Interesting Man in the World ad, releasing a video about Obama called “The Most Arrogant Man.” (The Daily What)

Name that…Weird American city. Take this quiz. (Mental Floss)

Skirt or pants? What do you think of Diane Kruger’s shocking pink bottoms? (Go Fug Yourself)

They’re back: A dinosaur that entered the U.S. illegally faces deportation. (

A liver grows in a lab:  If successful, then scientists would be a step closer to enabling stem cells to create organs. (Scientific American)

Did you know? Forty percent of U.S. motels are owned by Indians. (Divanee)

Hey, girl…A young Ryan Gosling performs at a Mormon talent show. Happy Friday, ladies. (CBS News)