The Weekend Links: Saturday Edition

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Tired of waking up in the same place every day? If you have a fair amount of disposable income (but not enough to, say, ACTUALLY travel somewhere else), you can buy a Winscape, which essentially changes your view to anything from the Golden Gate bridge to being underwater (the later of which would, I think, really freak me out!)
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In honor of my friend Aaron's wedding (anyone else attending a wedding today?), here are some awe-inspiring wedding cakes.
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`I haven't jumped on the train to Farmville yet, but whether you have or have not, one blogger's Weeklong Journey into Farmville is a fun read.
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Love Pokemon? Becoming a Pokemaster takes time, patience, and money. But mostly money.
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"They lack chlorophyll and do not photosynthesize but the mycotroph family of plants manages to somehow survive.  They may look like a something from another planet but they are very much of this earth.  Here, we take a look at these bizarre plants and their even stranger survival techniques."
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A scene from the superhero retirement home.

Mr Ghaz brings us another fascinating post, this time on Natural Number Crunchers - essentially, brilliant mathematicians with an innate sense of numbers (which is apparently the exact opposite of the way my brain works!).
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Gearing up to watch Saturday Night Live? Take a stroll down memory lane (or lame, in some cases) with this list of SNL's forays into film, from Best to Worst.
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Ever wondered why the iPhone, in commercials and demonstrations, is always showing the time 9:42? The answer is not quite as mysterious as many geeks had hoped.
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This will keep you occupied for awhile (or not - let us know in the comments!) Click on the ball to change its color. Simple, right? Err ....
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More links on the way tomorrow - send your internet finds and fancies to FlossyLinks@gmail.com!

April 24, 2010 - 6:15am
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