The Weekend Links: Sunday Edition

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Happy Mother's Day! Now is the perfect time to learn about the interesting case of Anna Jarvis - the woman that is credited with creating Mother's Day, but then spent her lifetime campaigning against it.
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"You know the song Pink Elephants on Parade?  Yesterday Londoners could have been forgiven for believing they were suffering from a similar but altogether more technicolor intoxication as the city was stampeded by two hundred and fifty eight sculptures of elephants."
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On Friday I swore someone was playing with a cat in the office. Turns out it was just Meow Mania. I don't know what this site is, really, but it's kind of oddly amusing (and a great way to quickly annoy people!) Thanks to Leigh Anne for sharing the secret.
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From the Annals of Too Much Time: 15 Geek Inspired USB Hard Drive Modifications.
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From Flossy reader Kate, a link to a competition for the Name of the Year. It makes me thankful that mine doesn't stand out (although for a blogger, it might be helpful!). Do any of you guys have a name you wish you could change (or have changed!), or went to school with unfortunately-named folks?
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Why get a boring ole liberal arts degree when you could get one in surfing or bowling alley management? Here's a list of some of your not-so-average college degrees.
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I like the concept of these Handcrafted Suitcases, but I don't know how my clothes would feel about them (much less the overhead compartment!)
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One of a plethora of great links this week from links contributor Jan: Amazing and astounding giant sand designs.
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The title of this blog says it all: Why would you knit that? As someone who frequently visits Etsy, none of these kinds of items surprise me anymore. The reasoning behind them, though ...
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Finally, from Sarah, "And you thought YOU had bad hair days, and these people do it on purpose!  Although maybe the first guy's can be considered art..."
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Thanks for all the great finds this week! Keep it up - send anything interesting you stumble across this week to FlossyLinks@gmail.com

May 9, 2010 - 7:05am
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