The Weekend Links

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Many would argue the penny is useless. And maybe it is, as far as currency is concerned. But pennies can still be used for other amusing exploits. Dollar bills can also make for some intriguing art thanks to a laser and what I would imagine is a lot of time.
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20 Amazing Examples of Art from Obsolete Technology

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With color, there's always more than meets the eye. Exposure and response to certain colors have been know to alter behavior.
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Nostradamus may have gotten a prediction or two right, but he's got nothin' on Back to the Future Part II, and here are eleven reasons why.
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Consumers fight back! Customer Beats Robber with Ladder. First there was Superman, then Spiderman and now ... Caveman!
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I have two addictions, TV and chocolate (see what I did there?). But in all seriousness, regarding the latter, I'm not sure how I feel about this "Cocoa Pipe" that lets you literally inhale chocolate. Is it friend or foe?
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I am Guilty Citizen Number One when it comes to leaving computers on overnight, but as Jan has brought to our attention, there are 2.8 billion reasons not to.
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Conspiracy Corner: Was There A Curse Surrounding President Lincoln's Assassination? It seems those around him met similarly strange fates ....

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Yes Easter has come and gone and candy is cheap, but if you love Peeps you might enjoy learning how to make them from scratch. (Thanks Erin!)
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I don't know the who, what, when, where, why or how about this ... but I like it.

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Bohemian 8-bit Rhapsody will either amuse you or irritate you for infinity. Apparently there's a cult following for 8-bit songs, some of which they play in the middle of the night on 91.1 here in Atlanta when I'm too tired to fight back.
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Just because you're a genius doesn't mean you're a nice guy (or gal ... but in this case, guy). Here are five examples of smart guys who you might not have wanted to be friends with.
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Ok, bear with me. I'm including this link beyond the purpose of minor amusement and rather for the fact that it has its own website. I mean there is a URL devoted entirely to describing this one picture. What a world!
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Curious about that yogurt? Looking sideways at that jar of tomato sauce? Not sure if that fruit is supposed to be that color? Check out the handy Shelf Life Guide.
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I hope it's ok for me to post this, because it's amazing in so many ways ... full length Nick nostalgia shows to occupy hours of your time.
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For anyone curious, this comic pretty much sums up part of the behind-the-scenes action of me doing the Weekend Links.
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Casts don't have to be ugly. In fact, they can be beautiful and informative. And here I thought just having a colored cast was hip.

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I hope everyone has a resplendent weekend, and that wherever you are Spring has finally reached you! Keep sending in great links, blogs and pics to FlossyLinks@gmail.com.

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April 18, 2009 - 8:15am
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