Reading While Eating for June 13: Attention, Attention

Today's must-read links for your lunch break, featuring Turkish demonstrators singing 'Les Misérables'.

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A man and his passenger ride a motorcycle near salt pans, believed to have been used for harvesting sea salt since Roman times, outside the village of Marsalforn, on the northern coast of the Maltese island of Gozo, June 12, 2013.

Okay, You Have My Attention. Starbucks, KFC, Snapple, and other big brands have taken publicity stunts to new heights. (mental_floss)

Reading While Eating is Actually a Thing. Here’s a guide to all the best restaurants for bibliophiles around the globe. (Flavorwire)

True Love Matches. One couple has been wearing matching outfits for the past 35 years. (The Daily What)

Pricey Produce. A luxury fruit store in Tokyo is charging $160 per cantaloupe. What goes into that massive price tag? Among other things, each cantaloupe is grown with a hat to prevent sunburn. (BuzzFeed)

Kanye in the Spotlight Again. He dispenses wisdom on longevity, vanity and his own credibility. On himself: “I think what Kanye West is going to mean is something similar to what Steve Jobs means.” (TIME.com)

These Protestors Can Steal A Show. Turkish demonstrators in Taksim Gezi Park have taken a cue from Les Misérables. (Buzzfeed)

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