The Weekend Links

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"¢ Here are 10 of the Strangest Sights in Google Street View. Now it's not Big Brother watching so much as, well, you? Check out The Map Room for more map-related fun. (Thanks Jan!)

"¢ Reader Jane sent in a link to this incredible product. As she put it, "it is amazing what Amazon.com will sell. If you got the $$ they have the item." Additionally, the user reviews makes this a classic.

"¢ You might have seen this, but for those who haven't: 30 Things That Should Never be Adapted to Film. Still, I KNOW you guys would go see the LOLCats movie. Don't even lie to yourselves!

The Scuba: a car that runs underwater. Take that, greenhouse gas!

"¢ This story from The Sun about a menacing gnome will scare you or excite you, but either way, seriously, what IS it?

"¢ From the AV Club, The Scandal of Olivia Newton-John: 12 surprisingly controversial Wikipedia pages. For PTI fans, I also hear they've finally opened back up editing on Kornheiser and Wilbon's pages as well.

"¢ Beware! People are watching you on the streets (see above), studying your reading habits, and listening to your conversations ... (Thanks to John for the links.)

"¢ Weekly dose of cute alert: If you are feeling blue, just click here for the best screen cleaner in the world!

"¢ We've talked about unfortunate facial hair in baseball, and so to tickle your fancy, here are some of the Worst Haircuts in Basketball History (via GorillaMask.net)

"¢ Absolutely amazing: 20 Incredibly Unconventional Hotel Rooms that will make you considering redecorating your own living space.

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"¢ Also from Jan, a list of the Most Unusual Books of the World. Pop-ups aren't just for kids!

"¢ Get ready, Flossers! Brett Savage is currently working on a Guns N' Roses quiz to whet your appetite for destruction. In the meantime, check out this vintage article from McSweeney's on the hilarious deconstruction of "Sweet Child O' Mine" by an editor.

Much love to everyone who sent in links this week ... please keep it up! Remember, pictures and shameless personal plugs are always welcome. Just send your stuff to flossylinks@gmail.com and gain a little flossy fame. Have a great weekend!

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March 15, 2008 - 1:34am
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