You never know what secret passions people have, and where it will lead them. For instance, did you know Sir Isaac Newton invented the Cat Door? Oh yes - here are 5 Surprising Inventions From Famous People.
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Creepy setting to maximum, please: 10 Japanese Ghost Towns.
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Sometimes when things go south it can a good idea to be reminded that they could be worse. Feeling the Boss Blues? Here are 9 no good, very bad TV bosses that will have you possibly hugging your own boss come Monday morn.
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I've never heard of "Chat Roulette," but either way this mini-movie about it is pretty interesting! Has anyone tried it? I don't see myself doing this anytime soon (as in ... ever).
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Fantastic Slate.com piece this week about the little-told story of how the U.S. government poisoned alcohol during Prohibition, with deadly consequences.
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Many of you out there are in snowy places right now, but perhaps none so beautiful as these spectacular ice caves (if you are in an ice cave or something like, I stand corrected!)
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From the Annals of Unexpected Traits: this amazing Wolverine-esque Newt cuts itself to use ribs as "concealed weapons." Believe it.
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There are plenty of Do's and Don'ts of Dating on the internet, but I think this tongue-and-cheek guide to the R. Kelly playbook makes for some humorous "advice."
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From CollegeHumor, Fatal Decision 2. Sometimes the hardest choice is the choice you decide to choose.
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I asked for it, and you gave it! Flossy reader blog time: Jenn shares her blog, which is "all about stage combat, stunt arts, martial arts, other movement arts ... and sometimes literature!" And links-contributor extraordinaire Sarah would like to share her Twitter that's devoted to posting interesting videos and finds. (It's probably like mine but updated way more often ... other than when I'm tweeting 'Lost,' anyway). Have a cool blog to share? Send it on over and if the virtual shoe fits I'll feature it!
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Special thanks this week to Jan who sent in a ton of amazing links, even outdoing her normally stellar contributions. Keep 'em coming! Send all submissions to FlossyLinks@gmail.com, and have a great week!