Reading While Eating for May 10: The Sky’s the Limit

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One of the first cygnets to hatch early takes a dip in the water at Abbotsbury Swannery, on May 10, 2011 in Abbotsbury, England. The first of more than 1,000 cygnets that will hatch over the next six weeks have started arriving two weeks earlier than normal this year, the second earliest date ever recorded since the swannery began 600 years ago

Today’s links take you up, up and away with angry birds, air armadas and aspiring astronauts.

Eagle in Flight: See pictures of America’s air warfare hardware. (LIFE)

Cosmos-Tracker: Pinpoint your location in relation to the entire cosmos. (Gizmodo)

Perfect Parody: Satirist Tony Hendra just launched a full parody of the New York Times‘ website. Learn that Governor Christie exploded and peruse the “WORLD/U.S./SOHO” and “Busy Busy Day” sections. (Final Edition)

Space-dreaming: Head in the clouds? Check out this flowchart to learn whether or not you should give up your dream of becoming an astronaut. (GOOD)

Galactic Greats: See 50 space race highs and lows. (TIME)

Aeronautic Agents: Learn about the Firebird, a new spy drone. (Wired)

Viral Video: Check out this great cover of the Angry Birds theme. (The Daily What)