I've been traveling a lot for work lately and would love to get the kind of singing reception that an improv group did at Heathrow when I return to Hartsfield-Jackson! (Did anyone else tear up over this? I'm such a sucker for these kinds of things!)
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Captain Nemo or Captain Crunch? Columbus or Captain Morgan? See how these Famous Boat Captains Compare.
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From link-sending extraordinaire Jan we have two videos that nearly made me die of cute. The first is "Marcel the Shell with Shoes On," the cutest shell in the world. And as if that wasn't enough, here's a short video of a guy who rescued a baby hummingbird (not just any hummingbird, a baby hummingbird).
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A feast for the eyes: search the internet by color.
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If you missed my post on the LIFE archives, you're not too late -- new galleries are going up all the time, such as High Fashion or Just Plain Weird?
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One way to keep card games fresh is to use some unusual cards … such as these uber geeky playing card sets. Do you guys own any interesting decks?
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For those with magic on your mind (possible courtesy of the latest Harry Potter film), here's a list of the 10 most worthless wizards (of which Harry is certainly not!) In some cases though, film magic can be far too effective, like in these top 10 worst curses in film history.
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From Flossy reader Laini, certain breeds of dogs have always been favored for police work, but now it's time to break down the barriers and let in the terriers! (or Chihuahua, in this case). Meet Momo, Japan's newest (and tiniest) police dog.
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I apologize for the dull format of this link that transcribes an NPR story, but the content is really fun and interesting. A chemist explains why gold beat out other elements to win our hearts as currency for much of human history.
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Need a weekend hobby? How about making your own Commodore 64 laptop? (Thanks Jane!)
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A big thanks as always to everyone who sent in links this week - a great batch! Send all your finds to FlossyLinks@gmail.com, and have a great week!