The Weekend Links: Saturday Edition

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A Hard Stick to Beat: A Strange Life - and Stranger Uses - of Bamboo.
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Extra! Extra! Iceland's 'Sealpelt' Trumps the Slanket AND the Snuggie (ok, so I don't approve of the name, but I sure as heck approve of the concept! Do any of you Flossers own Snuggies? Don't be shy!)
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We know there are a lot of oddly specific museums out there, but here are some devoted entirely to certain foods. (Thanks Sarah!)
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If you have a strong desire to go find some of these strange museums, you actually needn't leave your computer -- the virtual shoe museum may keep you occupied for hours upon hours.
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As I've said before, sometimes crossovers don't work out - singers become actors, actors become wrestlers, wrestlers become ... well I don't know where one goes from there. But I do know these are probably the 11 worst athletes-turned-actors in sports history.
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"Open to the public only one day a year, the Garden of Cosmic Speculation takes science and maths as its inspiration. Quite simply, there isn't another garden like it in the world."
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Ok, so maybe last summer you were underwhelmed by Wolverine. You wanted his backstory, but got distracted by some of the more ridiculous plot elements. Now you can create your own! Here are
6 Hugh Jackman period films that can be watched as Wolverine prequels.
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I very much like this concept: birds and animals made from cut-up historical maps.
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Thanks to everyone who sent in links - more are on the way tomorrow! Send your submissions to FlossyLinks@gmail.com

April 17, 2010 - 6:16am
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