The Weekend Links

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From Dail, "Everyone knows that Leon Trotsky was assassinated in Mexico in 1940. What you probably haven't heard about is what has happened to his ashes, and after reading this you may be glad!"
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Legos continue to imitate art and life in increasingly strange and complex ways.

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Just what does it take to be the Best Bus Driver in the World? Patience and a better understanding of physics than I myself possess. I just hope I'm never in the situation where this kind of bus driving is necessary! (Thanks Jan!)
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Super fun and innovative Japanese designs that include an umbrella that stands up on its own. Now that I would buy.
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Flossy friend Ted has sent in this great tongue-in-cheek piece on music criticism, based on an imaginary German band known as Das Mötørbike. Even the comments are gold.
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An intriguing ad campaign that touts "life's too short for the wrong job." Let's hope it doesn't come to that for any of us!
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In honor of Spring, let's get up close and personal with a common green darner.
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"A near-perfect frozen mammoth resurfaces after 40,000 years, bearing clues to a great vanished species." And it appears they also make great pets!

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Informal poll time: Potato chips on sandwiches: for or against? I'm on the side of being a recent convert, but only in certain situations (and only with certain kinds of chips!)
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As I type there is drilling and hammering going on right above me, so any of these 10 unusual places to spend the night seem like really excellent getaway ideas right about now (Thanks Andi!)
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Not all fonts are created equal, as shown at the Font Conference. On a related note, the fight against Comic Sans continues, and people speak out.
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From frequent links-sender Kolja, a cosmic close-up: Sensational images of Saturn show the ringed planet in incredible detail.
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I love cats, but we all know their true nature. Now there's a blog that helps tell the stories of some of the cats you don't want to meet on the mean streets in a dark alley.
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9 Amazing High Design Game Tables: from Ping Pong to Poker (thanks Declan!)

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Extra! Extra! Stalking becomes more official.
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A story on some infamous pathological liars, not including your ex.

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April 25, 2009 - 8:12am
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