Weekend Links: How Many Words Do You Know?

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How many words do you know? I missed one at the very end, curses! Apparently that means I know close to 50,000 words (or more accurately, I can reasonably guess the meanings of around that many).
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Check out the top 10 strangest things that need more explanation. Well this will keep me up for the rest of the weekend.
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For those who watch the "Big Bang Theory" (and even for those who don't) here are the rules for Rock, Paper, Scissors, Lizard, Spock (this makes things so much more clear. I think).
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From Holly: in an Inuit village, too remote for cars, Google Street View is achieved … via a tricycle!
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And speaking of that -- Updated: The Funniest Pictures Found on Google Street View
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Extra! Extra! Read all about it: "Bizarre poodle moth fascinates and frightens" (um, I'm going to go with mostly frightens).
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Tesla has been getting a nice resurgence in popularity lately, so why not take it to the next step? Here are Three Reasons Why A Nikola Tesla Video Game Would Kick Butt. [Light language warning].
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Play Deal Or No Deal online, and then realize that fake winning $400,000 is really not as gratifying as the real thing …
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A big thanks to everyone who sent in links this week! Keep it up -- send your Flossy finds to FlossyLinks@gmail.com!

September 2, 2012 - 7:00am
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