Reading While Eating for April 11: Think Twice

Wednesday's links challenge common conceptions about love — and steak.

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An Afghan policeman carries a poppy flower in the barrel of his gun, in the Maiwand district of Kandahar province, southern Afghanistan, on April 9, 2012.

Olden Days: Get ready to feel old — these “modern antiques” are probably completely foreign to kids today. (Mental Floss)

Won’t They: Can men and women really be just friends? Sure — at least on TV. (Flavorwire)

Meat Market: If you really love high-quality steak, the last place you should turn is a classic American steakhouse. (TIME Ideas)

False Idols: Worship famous people? Take it to the next level with celebrity prayer candles. (BuzzFeed)

Social Rescue: A South African man managed to save himself from kidnappers by using Twitter. (The Daily What)

Crowd Control: Here’s what the world’s biggest cities would look like with no people in them. (Gizmodo)