The Weekend Links

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Flossy reader Tucker has offered up a fascinating video that you must see to believe. It will predict what you will do next (though as Tucker warns: "Keep in mind that even though he doesn't state it you aren't supposed to move to a blank space. This caused quite the argument in my house!").
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One of my favorite videos in awhile: T-Pain demonstrates his new Auto-Tune iPhone app on Jimmy Kimmel's show by auto-tuning Obama's healthcare plan.
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Beautiful and intriguing life guard posts from around the world.

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Sports are full of passion and pushing one's self to the brink ... so it's no surprise that we get some pretty hilarious photos from it - in fact, here are 100 of the best (all of these are begging for captions. ALL OF THEM).
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Where would humanity be if Adam and Eve had always remained in that awkward "friend zone?"
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From the never-ending source of entertainment that is my friend Thomas' gchat status message, this news story about angry European farmers and creative uses of cows' milk. Sounds boring? It's anything but. At least, the pictures are definitely worth a gander - here's another set.
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Halloween is just around the corner, but there's still time to hone your pumpkin-carving skills ... you may still not be as amazing as these extremely talented carvers, though.

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Obviously this artist has plenty of cash to be able to use it as art! (thanks Dekalb!)

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Heath.com continues to navigate to the far recesses of the internet for the world's weirdest heath-related stories - this week: Nasal Spray Improves Memory, a Comic Book About Schizophrenia, and What Coffee Has in Common With Cockroaches.
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A little something to brighten your Saturday: explanations of 10 Doomsday Cults.
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Just so we're clear ... here are 8 common phrases that probably don't mean what you think they mean ...
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A delicious way to learn science - mitosis as demonstrated by Krispy Kreme donuts (Thanks Jessica!). I almost wish my donuts did this on their own ... almost.
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Random Rumination: What would Facebook look like it if were a country?
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Forget a Hello Kitty plush or a miniature sneaker, here are 10 seriously cool (and occasionally useful) keychains (Thanks Jan!)
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You may have also seen Michael Moschen juggling crystal balls in "Labyrinth," and if you were impressed then, you are sure to be mesmerized now by this performance!
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Take a look at this "amazing pilot project in Fiji that is bringing damaged coral reefs back to life."
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Finally, to get everyone in the mood for autumn - some beautiful fall foliage.
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I hope everyone had a great week and an even better weekend - just don't forget to send in those marvelous links! Send all finds to FlossyLinks@gmail.com

[Last Weekend's Links]

October 10, 2009 - 8:14am
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