The Weekend Links

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Taking a moment away from odd uses of a piano keyboard, here are 13 super cool computer keyboards and 15 more that are awfully strange. (Thanks Jan!)
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This spider can't be scary - it's smiling at me! When I scrolled down I couldn't help but laugh. Yes, this smiley spider exists to mock its prey to death with a cheerful visage.
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Indeed, not all insects and related brethren are strictly creepy-crawly. In fact, some are downright desirable to meet.

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From the Annals of Too Much Time: Toilet Paper Origami.
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Don't let a reliance on social networking interfere with actual human contact - here are Seven Tips for Making Good Conversation With a Stranger for those of you who need a refresher (or for anyone - idle chit chat is the bane of most people's existence!)
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Have you ever sung along with a catchy song but felt a residual guilt afterwards because you didn't agree with its lyrics? Here's a list of 11 misogynistic songs that get a lot of love despite their questionable message.
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Flossy reader Amanda sent in this link to this panoramic screen view that neither of us can explain but both agree is really cool!
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24 hour bad news coverage on six channels about the economy, stock prices, wars, fire and famine bringing you down? Fear not! Sarah@Home (not to be confused with other Flossy contributor Sarah in CA) recommends you visit the Good News Network to get your fill of people doing things RIGHT.
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If that's not enough though to brighten your day, this tiny hedgehog will surely do the trick. Its powers of cute are infinite!

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A collection of true (and manipulated) warning signs that explain visually why you should heed their call of safety.
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Amateur Astrophotography that has resulted in some rather beautiful pictures of space (helpful for imagining you are cruising through space at Warp with young Spock and Kirk ... ok maybe that's just me)
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Who might have the best wardrobe of all time? No current actress can come close to this dame - American dancer Ruth St Denis shows off her enviable and theatrical late-Edwardian fashions.
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Extra! Extra! Read all about it: a list of 80s Bad Guys and where they are doing their evil now. You have been warned!
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If you have money to burn and plenty of different groups of people to shock, this ridiculous, possible offensive fake shark attack wet suit may be right up your alley!
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We've taken a look in the past at the world's most dangerous roads, but what about most dangerous bridges? Only one or two look truly terrifying to me, but the rest may only be dangerous to those afraid of heights!
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The Lego crazy continues: 21 movie posters ... now in Lego Vision!

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Cannibalism ... in space! It seems that the missing link in Pulsar evolution is in fact a cannibal star.

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Hope everyone has a splendid long weekend! If you're lounging around surfing the internet, don't forget to send your finds to FlossyLinks@gmail.com!

[Last Weekend's Links]

May 23, 2009 - 8:19am
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