I have a thing for pie graphs, and this one showing the most common jobs portrayed in movies (jaded cop, anyone?) is well worth a look. Even better, the list that follow of the 10 jobs you never see in movies (clever screenwriters take note!)
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The folks at Lemondrop couldn't get past level 4 of this soothing Light Up game, but I got all the way to 12 (and then was thwarted). Who can beat me / offer advice?
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Normally things like Ruminations.com might cause an eye roll, but think of these as the kind of clever thoughts and Facebook statuses you wish your friends wrote (language warning on some - and thanks to Sarah for the link!)
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Speaking of which, what if historical events had Facebook statuses? (Thanks Alex!)
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If you're a fan of bygone things, you'll be happy to know there are still 6 unique uses of Morse code.
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If you ever wondered where the term "jumping the shark" came from to denote a TV show that has just gone past its prime and plausibility, it's apparently a literal jump the Fonz made on "Happy Days." A writer from the series argues the point about Fonzie jumping the shark and the show (and thinks it should be called "introducing Chachi" instead).
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For those following the amazing story of Chilean miners trapped thousands of feet underground, check out what it is they're actually eating.
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Epicuriously related, gander at these combat rations for each of the international forces in Afghanistan, each one reminding them (hopefully) of home. (Thanks Jess!)
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Finally, some extremely geeky painted fingernails.
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More links tomorrow! Thanks to Jan for a slew of great ones this week - remember to send in your submissions to FlossyLinks@gmail.com!