Everyone has pet peeves but … why? Evolutionarily speaking, that is. What is it that bugs us most as humans, and why is it that we find what we do "annoying"? (Plus take a quiz to see if you are irritating. Hint: arrogance + picky behavior = irritation city!)
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Looking to help new college graduates progress seamlessly into their new lives in the real world (or grad school)? Here are 10 meaningful albums to give a soundtrack to their new lives.
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And while we're at it, Nerve has ranked Bob Dylan's albums from worst to best. But wait, there's more! They've included an mp3 track of the best song from each album to keep you awash in the nostalgia.
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Extreme Knitting sounds like a Discovery Channel or TLC parody, but judging from these pictures (along with some intense crocheting as well), the phenomenon is real!
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Roll call time: who among you collected stickers in your youth (or now)? I did, and I don't remember what I thought the point was. But there is one artist who has taken his sticker collections to the next level, and has created some interesting works from them (Thanks Holly!)
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The internet never seems to weary of displaying fantastic cakes, so here is another round of these amazing creations: featuring the World's Greatest Wedding Cakes. Some of these people are truly artists, and it seems sad to devour their work!
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Extra! Extra! Read all about it: buried Egyptian pyramids discovered through infrared satellite imagery. (Thanks Paul for the link!)
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Flossy reader Ian recently entered the International Documentary Challenge, and won the "Best Use of Experimental Genre" for his submission, "36 Bicycles" (congrats!). It's about Neil Levy, a New Yorker who's had 36 bicycles stolen over the course of 27 years biking in NYC. Both funny and sad … and only 6 minutes long! Have any of you had a bike stolen?
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More links tomorrow - In the meantime, send your submissions to FlossyLinks@gmail.com! And remember you can follow me on Twitter (@FlossyAlli) where sometimes I admit having a lot in common with the Socially Awkward Penguin.