The Weekend Links

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Let's start things off with a vintage viral video clip that never fails to bring the laughs - a Halloween Prank that either went very right or very wrong, depending on who you are in the video!
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Just in time for All Hallows Eve, Sarah brings us this find: 10 films that even scare Wes Craven.
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To continue on with further spooky happenings, check out some of these truly scary Scarecrows (ok, some are just silly).
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Sure, there are plenty of really cute baby costumes out there, but there are also quite a few inappropriate things to dress your baby in (like a baby pimp? Or baby MJ?) See for yourself!
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Ok, here's the last Halloween link for ya - the 15 Funniest Knockoff Halloween Costumes. I love the "veiled" name of "8 is too much" and also "Immortal Male Colonial."
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Just when you thought Bento couldn't get any cooler ... here are some examples featuring comic book characters that blow all the others out of the water.
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Ladies and Gentlemen, may I introduce you to the greatest invention on Earth: the Playable Electric Guitar Shirt.
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From Kimberly, "Jeffrey Thomas made some creepy artwork featuring Disney princesses that he titled 'Twisted Princess'. Pretty creepy pictures! Our childhood would be different if we grew up with these ladies!" Some are fierce but others are certifiably spooky!

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From the Annals of Too Much Time: the world's smallest working train model.
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Extra! Extra! Read all about it: Real-life Harry Potter reveals why sharing the wizard's name has made his life a misery. I really love how emo all of the pictures are. Do any of you Flossers share your name (purposefully or otherwise) with famous celebrities or characters?
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For some of us, winter is already here (even in Georgia!). Get in the winter spirit by making virtual snowflakes and checking out the beauties others have made in the gallery. (PS - click the "I know I have Flash" option if given and you have the updates - sometimes it can't always detect it automatically).
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What words can do this justice? Some very beautiful and unique cloud formations (some are quite ominous!)
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Flossy reader Rachel has found an oddly amusing site called Google Fight. You can have two entities compete (or choose from their list of popular opponents), and the winner will be determined based on how many more search engine hits one gets over the other. (Another title may simply be "which is more popular?")
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From Merinda, "Any old Amiga users at Mental Floss? This seriously seriously gave me flashbacks. And it's got the juggler!" Indeed, this Amiga simulation makes all of us wonder how we ever got by before!
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TV doesn't always rot your brain - in some cases it can help you fight crime. In fact, "CSI" helped one this teen fan nab a local locker thief!
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There's a cause for everything these days ... even jerks. Here's a video where Douchebags have united to take a stand against Non-Douches. (Warning: some strong, suggestive language!)
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For those of you who aren't yet in the working world, here a hint about the 5 Bosses You'll Have After College. For those of us who are already here ... recognize any?
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Anyone who loved the anvil guy from last weekend will appreciate this list of the 15 most explosive videos on the internet (literally - and yes, anvil guy is featured).
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Finally, every so often, there comes a .gif that mesmerizes and enchants. For me this happens at least once a day, but this Dog helping dog .gif just needed to be shared!
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I hope everyone has a safe and howling Halloween! When you're sick at home from eating too much candy (or indulging in other excesses) and are surfing around the internet, send all links of interest to FlossyLinks@gmail.com! Also share any great costume ideas or sightings in the comments (Anyone going as Balloon Boy this year?)

[Last Weekend's Links]

October 31, 2009 - 8:28am
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