Who needs trading cards showcasing successful, fit athletes when you can have Geek of the Week cards instead? I want some of these to put in my spokes! Flossers, did any of you collect trading cards? (Still do, or have them in your attic?)
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Celebrities, They're Just Like Us! Or not ... in the case of some of these literary pets, a few eccentricities prevail (see Lobster on a Leash for evidence).
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A t-shirt war, with 222 causalities. All of the cotton variety, though, don't worry.
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Things like the t-shirt war are pretty cool ideas ... and just how do ideas form? Here's a map of the scenic route one's mind might take in forming that little drop of brilliance (mostly I end up in that "over-thinking" parking spiral of doom).
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From the Department of Oldies But Goodies: speaking of pets, they can do lots of positive things for you. Like clean your computer screen.
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Shoes that look good enough to eat. (Except that bacon one, which made me kinda queasy. Though I would eat the chocolate shoes for sure. Thanks Jan for the link!)
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Update on the Inevitable Robot Revolution: There's a handsome, fit Japanese robot out there who wants your job (what else is new?)
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Finally, from Boston.com's always stellar Big Picture blog, just a few stunning photos from around the solar system.
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More links tomorrow; remember to send your submissions in to FlossyLinks@gmail.com!