The Weekend Links

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I hope everyone had a smashing Thanksgiving! In your turkey daze though have have you ever considered Thanksgiving ... in Space? (Is that not a great B-movie title?)
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Speaking of space, take a gander at the 10 of the Most Memorable Pieces of Space Junk That Fell to Earth.
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Fantastic Flickr photo set of water splash photography. Who knew making a mess could be so beautiful?
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Thanks to Adam for this puzzle: can you figure out the cartoon character in pieces? Not as gruesome as it sounds ... more along the lines of a disassembled Mr. Potato Head.
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Simply mad about museums? Flossy reader Megan has found a list of online museums, "everything from the Smithsonian and prestigious art museums from around the world to museums about name brand pencils, airline spoons, and corporate neckties." For more strange museums, go here.
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The most alien-looking places on Earth.
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From Shawn, one video in a series about awkward social interaction. In this episode, things not to say at a baby shower.
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10 Bizarre Body Modifications that left me feeling raaaaather uncomfortable (especially the ones dealing with the eyes).

A list of 10 Dangerous Doctors and the wackiness they practiced. I'm surprised Rasputin isn't on here, although I suppose technically he was a "mystic healer."
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Other fantastic things to do with books besides reading them.
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Looking for something unusual to spice up your home? Consider some of these incredibly creative lamps, courtesy of Micle.
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From the Annals of Renewable Energy, consider this article from the Telegraph that suggestions ocean currents can power the world. (Thanks Jan!)
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From our friend Larry at the Fire Wire, create your own cartoon avatar.
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Photoshopped movie scenes. Some are silly, but a great many of them made me chuckle. I am always amazed by people's photoshopping skills.
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If you've ever known a cat, you should be familiar with Simon's Cat, a series of simple cartoons about, well, a man and his cat. Hilarious, and above all very true. Here is one of my favorites.
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As 2008 comes to a close, the world is reduced to Best Of lists. Still, here's a handy one: most popular tech-related Top 10s of 2008 from LifeHacker
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A site about favorite words - some are admittedly lame, but for every roll-your-eyes entry there are many more that are funny and divinely useless in common parlance.

The Weekend Links doesn't take off for holidays! Ok ... maybe one or two. But we always need links no matter what time of year, so be sure to send your internet findings to FlossyLinks@gmail.com. Stay warm, stay inside, troll the internet, send links!

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December 13, 2008 - 6:11am
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