Morning Cup of Links: Mardi Gras

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Chicken Chasing: A Cajun Mardi Gras Tradition. Dress funny, beg for food, get drunk, and make sure you have something to repent when Lent begins.
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See the most realistic android yet: the Geminoid DK. If you didn’t know going in, how much of the video would you watch before figuring out he’s a robot?
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March is National Colon Cancer Awareness Month. If you’re over 50, your first colonoscopy screening is due, but this silly song will prepare you well.
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You know those standardized tests that determine whether schools are closed or teachers receive bonuses or which child gets left behind? Yeah, those. Have you ever wondered who grades those tests? (via Metafilter)
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She’s just a little girl, standing in the hallway of a hotel. Some people are a little touchy -or they’ve seen too many movies.
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What happens when you offer an umbrella to a slow loris? You get the most adorable video of the entire day -maybe the week!
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Happy Pancake Day! For some of us, eating pancakes (with butter) is the next best thing to Mardi Gras parade.

March 8, 2011 - 12:06am
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