Reading While Eating for August 16: Speed of Light

In today's must-read links for your lunch break, a camera faster than the speed of light and baby animals cuter than the speed of 'Awwwww'.

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Lightning is seen above buildings during a storm in central Shanghai August 15, 2012.

We’ve Got Your Sand Kittens Right Here: See TIME’s list of the 15 cutest endangered species in the world. (

File Under Totally Awesome: Scientists have developed a camera so fast it can literally capture the motion of light. Plus ‘rubbable’ GIFs that promise to revolutionize timewasting on the internet. (BuzzFeed)

That’s Some Happy Cabbage: Liven up your vocabulary with these old-timey slang terms. (Mental Floss)

Practical Joke of the Day: Presenting the chia-keyboard. Genius. (The Daily What)

I Can’t Let You Do That, Dave: The adorable and/or creepy robots that will soon be making our lives easier. Or, you know, enslaving us. (Flavorwire)

Blast from the Past: Check out some awesome vogueing from Shaun Sperling’s 1992 bar mitzvah. Mazel Tov! (Viral Viral Videos)