The Common Good

Afternoon Links of Awesomeness: May 9, 2012

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New York Public Radio station WNYC reports that Sean Lennon has created a playlist of his mother’s music (Yoko Ono), and on Mother’s Day the two will present it live to the nation. [WNYC]  

Dr. Shaquille O’Neal joins the ranks of celebrities with doctorate degrees. [The Week]

Mad Men’s John Hamm freestyle raps about the 1970s television series Taxi, while music star Reggie Watts provides musical accompaniment. [Warming Glow]

Strong Families designs cards that harken back to the origins of Mother’s Day, as an anti-war rally cry. Take a look through their gallery of artsy and engaging Mother’s Day cards. [Strong Families]

Of Monsters and Men is the latest Icelandic breakout band to invade the U.S. Take a look at their hyped-up performance last night on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. [Paste]

Fifteen domino patterns that must have been ridiculously difficult (and time consuming) to make. [Huffington Post]

Over 150 years of baseball is bound to see a little repetition in team names. See this exhaustive chart of professional baseball teams. [Pop Chart Lab]

Joshua Witchger is an online assistant at Sojourners.

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