Reading While Eating for Apr. 4: Wild Thing

Today's must-read links for your lunch break feature teenage shenanigans, a behind-the-scenes glimpse at Jay Gatsby's wild parties, and 'Calvin and Hobbes' imagined as a Hollywood thriller.

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Models present creations during Colombo Fashion Week in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Apr. 3, 2013.

Caged Bird: In honor of poet Maya Angelou’s 85th birthday, Flavorwire has compiled some of her most inspiring quotes, including: “If you have only one smile in you, give it to the people you love. Don’t be surly at home, then go out in the street and start grinning ‘Good morning’ at total strangers.” (Flavorwire)

Roaring ’20s: How Baz Luhrmann transformed a humble seminary into Jay Gatsby’s lavish mansion for The Great Gatsby, opening in theaters May 10.  (Architectural Digest)

YOLO: High school student suspended for writing “YOLO” on a test — shorthand for “you only live once.” Why did he do it? Well, you know, YOLO. (The Daily What)

Opposites Attract: The word “oversight” can refer both to something that has been missed and something that is being managed. Here are 14 words that are their own opposites. (mental_floss)

A Drone: The Game of Thrones exhibit was underwhelming and here’s why. (

Wild Thing: Petting goats is pretty boring. What about a zoo where you can kiss a lion’s face? Well, head to Argentina’s Luján zoo. (BuzzFeed)

Transmogrifer: Speaking of wild animals, what if the Calvin and Hobbes comic strip was transmogrified into a horror film. (Laughing Squid)