8Links: Monks Ferguson, Food Truck Accolades, and Jeremy Lin takes the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge


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Thai-Kun, an Austin food truck that serves “O.G. Thai” (meaning Thai food not made blander for Western palates) is one of bon apétit magazine’s hot 10 restaurants for 2014. [bon apétit]

Among the people who have traveled to Ferguson, Missouri to join the protesters seeking justice for Michael Brown — exiled Tibetan monks living in India. [The Huffington Post]

Patrick Rosal sees ghosts from the Philippine-American war when he considers the on-going protests in Ferguson. [Hyphen Magazine]

Jeremy Lin is just one of many, many, many celebrities to take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. [YouTube]

The New York Times’ T Magazine talked to Jennifer Yuh Nelson, director of Kung Fu Panda 2, about redefining what it means to be a woman in Hollywood. [New York Times]

The pilot for “Selfie”, a modern take on “My Fair Lady” starring John Cho, is available to watch for free on Hulu. [Hulu]

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