The Weekend Links

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From Merinda, the heartwarming and cautionary economic tale of The $1500 Frisbee.
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Where Are They Now: Computer Products Edition. This list is full of win mostly because it mentions After Dark, my favorite screen saver package of all time. I still have it on my Macintosh Performa. Apple owners from the mid-90s represent!
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From Flossy friend Larry, behind the scenes photos at Netflix. I don't know how I would feel about having to stuff 500 DVDs in an hour, although god knows I love them for it ... Is it worse than this job?
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Lemondrop presents: Movies We're Glad We've Stopped Quoting. Admit it, you've done more than half of these. Any more to add to the list? May I suggest every Apatow movie as a start?
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Stare at the dots and experience motion induced blindness! This happens more often that we think, and is caused by our brain focusing on new stimuli and disregarding that which is static. Thank you, high school neuroanatomy class!
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Visual proof of the Cosmic Hand of Destruction, plus an actual scientific explanation.
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Where do superheroes find those costumes and gadgets? Perhaps the Superhero Supply Store, which you can find in Brooklyn (sort of).
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What can you do with your new superhero gadgets? Fight the penguin army!
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With the right camera, every day life can become extremely cinematic.
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Extra! Extra! Frog eats a light (but is ok!). In other news, a bee gets lost in the pollen. I wish my regular news was this pretty.
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More animal(ish) news: Ninja suit helps one-flipper turtle (named Allison!) swim.
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Here are two great art installations: the first, of umbrellas, and the second ... well, I'm not quite sure, but it's rather arresting.
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We've seen when Facebook becomes real, but now how about Twitter?
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Uh oh, don't get caught being one of those people who sit in the disability seats when this guy is standing on his crutches! Clearly these are not southerners.
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Play with this hypnotic wobbly line that's like creating your own iTunes visualizer. I'm not sure it's made me any more imaginative, as it claims, but I do feel soothed.
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I really want one of these business cards.

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April 11, 2009 - 8:46am
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