The Weekend Links

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From the Department of Wow: an extreme pool jump. I would never trust my math skills to predict the landing spot properly.
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Maybe not the cutest things, but still deserving of some attention - a showcase of the weirdest animals out there.
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Great topic: six musicians who left bands right before they got famous.
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I featured something similar in the past, but this includes a few new ones - 8 Computer Parts-to-Art Creations. Inspiring!
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Don Draper would not approve: 10 Promotional Stunts That Horribly Backfired.
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Forget a cat door, go for a cat ladder!
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How could I have gone so far in my life and never known the right way to peel a banana? Luckily Jan sent in this informative link to help us potassium eaters every one.
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30 license plates you won't believe people had the moxie to get. I am not particularly proud (nor perhaps surprised?) of the one the comes from my Atlanta county.
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Extra! Extra! Bubbleologist Samsam Bubbleman blows the world's largest free-floating soap bubble
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Turns out, the World's Fastest Car Wash has certain disadvantages. I love the only voice comment on this is "oh merde!" Because really, what else can you say?

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I include these sorts of things from time to time because they never cease to amaze me - 23 Incredible And Creative Origami Artworks.
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From Andi, a link to 150 things to do when you're bored. This is not one of those bogus lists - it actually has quite a few amazing interesting things. I particularly like this movement.
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On behalf of her fellow redheads, Sarah submits this study: "Redheads' extra pain may cause fear of dentists."
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More Creative Death Solutions: Cremation Solutions is offering this lovely option, which involves constructing an urn made to look like you from a photograph. For $2,600, you get the full size. A keepsake size costs $600. Be warned: it does not come with hair! (as if that's the most worrisome thing about this scenario).
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Can't find a job? Do the American thing and sue your college instead!
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Another example of David Thorne driving someone crazy through a series of merrily malicious missives - this time, his landlord falls victim. Clever, but I honestly feel bad for the people he messes with.
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The answer to too much Red Bull: Slow Cow.
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I think it's good for the mind to take this 50 States Quiz every so often. I never miss the same state twice! The M states always hang me up. Any good scores out there for those who got all 50?
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Panoramic view of Earth at night. Take note of the observations made underneath the image as well.
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Thanks as always to the faithful who sent in links - keep it up! Send your findings to FlossyLinks@gmail.com, and having a smashing weekend.

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August 8, 2009 - 8:07am
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