Weekend Links: Making Skinny Dipping History
After having read about the bedbug problem in New York, this list seemed rather apropos: live where you can't have a garden, and also have a bug problem? Consider getting one of these 10 indoor plants that can eat insects.
Making land line phones fun again: ten unique telephone booths. (But they forgot the World's Smallest Police Station!)
Blogger Larry Fire (who was recently linked to by Ricky Gervais on his website, congrats!) shares last week's Escher-inspired New Yorker cover, which was one of their best. (here's another great cover that ran this week, for NBA fans).
Looking for something to do this afternoon? Might we suggest skinny dipping? The previous record for most people swimming naked was set last year, but the American Association of Nude Recreation—yes, there's an American Association of Nude Recreation—is hoping to break that mark today. [Some images might not be suitable for work. Unless you work at the AANR, I suppose.]
If you've had as much World Cup fever as I, you will be looking forward to getting over your vuvuzela-induced headache by next week. But is there a way to use these, er, "festive" horns for good? One man is organizing a vuvuzela chorus (i.e. attack) to voice displeasure to BP executives.
There are many differences between Cajun and Creole food - do you know what they are? Ok, maybe not ... but can you guess whether the dishes named in this food quiz are Cajun or Creole in origin?
More signs that the Robot Revolution is nigh: Parking can be a huge hassle (it is in Atlanta, anyway!), which is why I am intrigued by this really amazing automatic car-parking car park.
Be they accidental typos or intentional puns, these 10 Hilarious Newspaper Headlines never fail to amuse.
Thanks to everyone who sent in links this week (particularly Sarah and Jan) - hope everyone has a great weekend! More links tomorrow, stay tuned ... and in the meantime, send your fascinating finds to FlossyLinks@gmail.com.