The Weekend Links

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From my friend Jeff, a clip video of one of the greatest bike stuntmen around. The Band of Horses soundtrack doesn't hurt, either. Regarding the whole affair, as one particularly eloquently YouTube commenter put it, "holy crapadoodle."
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Photoshop can work wonders ... when used properly. Of course, there are those many instances in which it simply is not, turning into certifiable disaster.
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If you're into it, chances are there are others like you (how else can you explain the popularity of Carp Monthly?) For those of you who like to live on the fringe, here are 10 Interesting Subcultures you might want to check out. Side note: a broken doll would make for a good Halloween costume!
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Incredibly Realistic Sculptures by Adam Beane. Of course one of them is of Kate (from "Lost") looking confused ... what else is new?
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The Wall Street Journal tells us something we know but keep refusing to believe: How Facebook Ruins Friendships. In related news, a rundown of Facebook Political Scandals (or "Why We Will Never Run for Office")
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Samurais need never worry about crime. College kids wielding samurai swords also seem to be in pretty good shape. (Thanks Alejandro!)
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Road trips can center around plenty of things - great bands, national parks, lost vestiges of youth and ... Mothman? Check out these other sci-fi must-sees around the US. One thing missing from the list: this impressive Star Wars collection. ("Impressive" is one apt adjective, but there are probably many others ...)
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Quiz time: is it a cheese or a font? Deceptively difficult. Also very long, but you can also do a short practice round.
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So how exactly does one make a legitimate news organizations show more pictures of Megan Fox? There are ways ...
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30 Sensational Print Ads From Around The World. Don Draper would approve.
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Ever wonder what it would sound like if Mario took Princess Peach to a night of jazz and coffee? Flossy reader Ben says, "I found this 8 bit tribute to Miles Davis' Kind of Blue. All the different songs are done by various 8 bit recording artists, and vary in degrees of fidelity to the original tracks."
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Intriguing stuff: 3 NFL Stars to Donate Brain Tissue for Trauma Research
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One of many great links this week from Jan: some very interesting Negative Space Illustrations by artist Noma Bar.
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From Jason: so, what exactly would happen if you attempted to print the internet?
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Because it's always the right time to update your movie queue: The 10 Most Beautiful Special FX Films. As a film major, it astounds me how many of these I haven't seen or even, in some cases, heard of. Any favorites of the bunch I should start with?
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More students doing silly things - this time, a real life Rick Rolling (in a new way!)
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Thanks so much to everyone who sent in links this week! I always look forward to your finds - send all submissions to FlossyLinks@gmail.com. Have a great weekend!

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September 19, 2009 - 8:12am
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