"The very idea of Australia conjures up images of red soil, vast empty spaces and sweltering heat. An inhospitable climate that requires something more than the average clad bungalow. To live in this land you need a house to stand up to the year round demands of the Outback; a proper Aussie home."
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When I was in school I occasionally checked to see if my professors were on Ratemyprofessor.com (mostly not). However, College Humor has obtained information on 7 new fascinating professors to be added to the list that must be viewed by all ...
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From Rachel, "These images are from the 1975 JC Penney catalog and beg the question, what were people thinking in the 70's?!" I can assure you that I do not have the answer! I'm sure some current fashions will look bizarre in 30 years but ... really?
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Have you decided your Halloween costume yet? Here are some ideas ... to avoid: The Most Inappropriate Halloween Costumes Possible (warning: some costumes not safe for life ... although apparently they exist!)
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Even more fun with money.
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From the Annals of Too Much Time: Art in the Eye of the Needle - Willard Wigan's Micro-Sculptures. In truth I am very impressed by this work, because I can't even THREAD a needle!
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This pandect of arcane mots metagrobolizes me. In other words: a list of obscure but cool words. (My favorite: tintiddle: a witty retort you wish you had made but thought of too late)
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Peruse the wonders of nature with this slideshow of stunning photography.

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11 writing mistakes, etc to avoid, i.e. the usage of e.g. et. al. Most of them are all too common, unfortunately.
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Proof of the pudding: a picture show of refrigerators and explanations of their owners that claims you are what you eat.
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I may still count on my fingers, but I do still appreciate the occasional beauty of math.
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01-Colbert
More artwork from unusual sources: 8 Rubik's Cube Artworks.
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Some may find this video of the Adventures of Wassup Holmes to be "excellent!" while others may say, "elementary, my dear." (Thanks Merinda!)
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For those of you who, like me, get bored jogging the same ole paths and distances, check out some of these 30 running events that involve everything from beer to bikinis to Beethoven!
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One reason why not to go kite snowboarding (it's almost like the boy in the balloon! Who ... wasn't).
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For anyone doing inter-space travel this weekend, here's a map of the universe that might help. (Takes a moment to load)
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Pie graphs of each national flag by color - click on the pie to reveal the flag (also a summation of all the colors at the end). I made this into a guessing game for myself, but maybe I'm just easily amused!
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Finally, sweet slumbers, Flossers! Who needs a sound machine when you can make your own?
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Thanks as always to everyone who sent in some great links this week! Send all finds to FlossyLinks@gmail.com. Hope everyone has a great weekend!

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