Willie Nelson’s Stoner Gandalf Audition Leads The Daily Links

Plus the last ninja in Japan, 4 bizarre plastic surgery trends, and a big step towards space tourism.

“Hey, look at that dragon!” Country legend Willie Nelson would be the best Gandalf ever. - [TeamCoco]

Infomercials really are big business: Check out the numbers in this list of 10 of the best-selling infomercial products ever. - [mental_floss]

The new trailer for Guillermo Del Toro’s giant-robots-battling-aliens movie Pacific Rim is out. Needless to say, it looks pretty mind-blowing. - [FilmDrunk]

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Meet Jinichi Kawakami. He’s the very last ninja in Japan. - [Daily Mail]

Chinplant, anyone? It’s not exactly clear why these 4 bizarre plastic surgery trends exist. - [The Week]

Ever dreamed of going to space? Virgin Galactic just took a big step towards making space tourism a reality. - [The Atlantic Wire]

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Jason Collins made history by coming out today. And many, many prominent people have issued statements of support on Twitter. - [ThinkProgress]

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There’s still no such thing as a time machine. But these incredibly evocative photos of American bombers and their crews in 1942 are pretty darn close. - [LIFE]

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