Weekend Links: The 100 Best Films of World Cinema

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Fascinating read on the concepts of breakfast, lunch and dinner. Have we always eaten them?
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On Twitter this was tagged "Prepare to have your mind blown," and I didn't believe it. I believe now. Behold: the star system, a Chrome experiment.
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"Frank R. Paul was an illustrator of U.S. pulp magazines in the science fiction field, and was influential in defining what both cover art and interior illustrations in the nascent science fiction pulps of the 1920s looked like. In the 1940s, he also did some stunning retro futuristic cover art."
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The simple beauty of finger art.
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These pop up from time to time and always add a few I haven't seen before, so hopefully the same is true for you: 25 Amazing Electron Microscope Images.
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Oh my heavens, "omnishambles" being the word of the year for the UK makes me so thrilled. Completely fantastic (as is the show from which it came). As you've probably heard by now, "GIF" was the word for the U.S. A little behind the times maybe, but at least it's not "YOLO" …
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So there was that one time Reddit was actually really, really helpful … and let a man know that his positive pregnancy test actually meant he had testicular cancer.
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Bookmark this: The 100 Best Films Of World Cinema (i.e. the greatest films not in the English language).
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A big thanks to everyone who sent in links this week (particularly Monique) -- don't forget to send in your Flossy finds to FlossyLinks@gmail.com!

November 18, 2012 - 6:39am
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