The Weekend Links

Think you know the 80s? Page 2 offers up their version of The Ultimate 80s Quiz. It's probably not what you think, but also pretty darn funny.
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First items to cut out of the recession budget: Pancake Warmers and other extraneous kitchen gadgets.
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I love the labyrinthine linguistics of English, which is why from time to time I feature comments on the ridiculous natures of spelling and pronunciation. Here's a great poem to read aloud that deals with just that.
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If only all the advertising for crazy kid-zones were this funny. I yearn for earlier times!
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Another problem with video games - they can lead to First Person Shooter Disorder!
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For those of you who, like me, can only make a semi-convincing Fortune Teller / Cootie Catcher, check out the work of Won Park, Origami Master

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The award for awkward urban planning (or in a more positive light: Making the Most of Small Spaces): a highway and airport runway converge. Traffic is stopped every time a flight comes in, which just can't be that often!
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There's no telling how far people will go when they are set to be vengeful. One example would be the Spite House. You know you all have seen them around! Who knew it had a name?
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This Nintendo dance is so amazing that it's nearly two-dimensional. Watch and see why that's a compliment.

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In other cool dance moves, the story and final performance of Diversity, winner's of Britain's Got Talent (for those who, like me, missed this whole thing somehow).
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Tights are all the rage now, but you may want to think twice before buying any of these particular fashions. Does this mean visible veins are in, too?
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Further amuse yourself at the expense of the fashion industry here.
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An example of a shirt not to wear to graduation or for any job interview ... no matter how true it is!
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In the category of "Just Because," random but beautiful pictures of hot springs.
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An amazing beat boxer harnesses the power of the sustain loop.
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See how violence and other factors in movies has changed from 1982 to 2009 with the Rambo Death Chart.
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The job market is hard, really hard ... especially when you have to solve complex equations just to get a phone number! (Girls this is an idea if you're trying to catch the heart of a geek...)
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Hope you guys have a fantastic weekend! Keep sending links, pictures and all manner of internet arcana to FlossyLinks@gmail.com, and for more oddities throughout the week, I am on Twitter!

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July 11, 2009 - 8:44am
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