Reading While Eating for July 19: Russians and Raps

Today's links feature a corny rap about brushing your teeth and My Little Pony's brush with geekdom.

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Plastic ducks are seen in a puddle during a practice round ahead of the British Open golf championship at Royal Lytham & St Annes, northern England, July 18, 2012.

How Many Russians Can You Fit…: This isn’t the beginning of a joke — watch 97 soldiers emerge from this truck. (BuzzFeed)

Not In My House: We don’t want to sit in a chair made out of bottles and cans — that’s why we recycle them in the first place. Behold, the decade’s ugliest styles. (Flavorwire)

Bat-Bummer: Techland breaks down the science of superhero powers — some of them are lamer than we thought. (

Dentists Get a Bad Rap: “Teach Me How to Brushy,” a rap to the tune of “Teach Me How to Dougie,” is a PSA for brushing your teeth. Do we really need a PSA to tell us to do this? (The Daily What)

Political Animals: Step aside, Alaskan cat mayor. Put your paws together for these other animals who ran for office — and won. (Mental_Floss)

Equine Redesign: From Spock to Wonder Woman, these little ponies get a geeky makeover. (Stylist)

Bright Bulb: Someone attempted to graph every idea in history. See who they all trace back to. (Flowing Data)

Dog Sledding, Hold the Sled…: Looks painful. Don’t do it. (YouTube / Petsami)