Reading While Eating for November 10: Funny Faces and Space Sights

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A man looks at waves crashing against a lighthouse in the northern Spanish village of Viavelez November 9, 2010.

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Your mid-week links pose for photos and root for the underdog.

Glamour Shots: A major part of Chinese weddings is an ornate set of photos that can run couples thousands of dollars. Take a look at a typical bridal photo shoot. (Foreign Policy)

Bouncing Back: After admitting to having an affair with an Argentine woman, South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford’s approval ratings are slowly rebounding. Does he still have a shot in politics? (New York Times)

T.P. Conspiracy: In this recession, companies don’t just make less of a product — they just make them a tiny bit smaller. See how your toilet paper is shrinking, right before your eyes. (Fortune)

Blowing Bubbles: A NASA telescope spotted two massive “bubbles” of gamma rays, which may have come from an ancient eruption of a supermassive black hole. (Discovery News)

So Intense: Think the “Double Rainbow” guy saw a great sight? Check out these images of incredible rainbows around the world. (LIFE)

Funny Lady: Before she accepted the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor, Tina Fey sat down with PBS to talk comedy. And, spoiler alert: she prefers cake over pie. (

Elsewhere on Ah, country music. Where lyrics include “I’d like to check you for ticks” and “Honky Tonk Badonadonk.” In honor of the CMA Awards, see the Top 10 Ridiculous Country Songs.

Must-See: Steve Carrell’s audition tape for Anchorman has NewsFeed in stitches. Could anyone else have played that part? We doubt it. (via Vulture)