Weekend Links: Type Like a Movie Hacker

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You know how in Hollywood people just bang on a keyboard and suddenly they've broken into a top secret database? Yes well now you too can at least look like a pro with this handy Type Like a Hacker in a Movie tool.

A nice little distraction of a game that's somewhere in between strategy and PacMan. Did anyone beat the 30 levels?
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This one I stole from the fantastic Colin Hanks on Twitter (@Colin_Hanks) - an engaging video about how bikers, pedestrians and motorists interact in one intersection in NYC (hint: badly!! It reminds me of Atlanta), and how urban design needs to come to the rescue.
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This is my new absolute favorite website: Retronaut. According to the site, creator Chris Wild finds these amazing pictures and relics as a consultant for archives, museums and digital history (and makes up a few of his own along the way). (I think someone should edit this picture into the "this lady is wearing a crab hat, your argument is invalid" meme).
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How to build the best paper airplanes from 12 great designs. It starts off easy but gets progressively harder!
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Out of the mouths of babes: a Reno boy's science fair project on saving money through water conservation actually has businesses noticing.
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A really unbelievable trick on the eye explained by the Discover Bad Astronomy blog (which if you don't have bookmarked already … do it now!). Seeing is not believing!
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What those numbers on your credit card really mean, plus a related mathematical party trick with which to impress your friends, and what!
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A big thank you to everyone who sent in links this week, especially links-faithful Jan - keep it up! Send your submissions to FlossyLinks@gmail.com. And don't forget to follow me on Twitter (@FlossyAlli), where sometimes I go on and on about beautiful bicycles.

June 12, 2011 - 7:42am
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