Weekend Links: The Soviet Union Plus Tetris Equals Brilliance

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When I saw the subject "best wedding pictures ever" I thought maybe it would be something really artistic or twee … but nothing prepared me for the truth. Yes, yes these are truly the best wedding pictures … EVER.
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A really, really amazing video that clocks in just over six minutes and illustrates the complete history of the Soviet Union, arranged to the melody of Tetris. This is a win/win situation!
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From a bike book holder (yes while you travel, you can read! ... and die) to a burger-shaped hand warmer, checkout these 10 crazy gadgets you won't believe exist.
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There were a couple of great LIFE galleries on display this week, but you won't be surprised by the one I was drawn to: freakishly huge creatures, of course.
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In Japan, sunflowers are helping to battle nuclear radiation across the country.
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Love Apple or leave it (I'm in the "love" category - how many of you own a Mac Performa in 1996? That's what I thought! Legit), here are seven lessons in badassery from the one and only Steve Jobs.
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Behold the inspiring world of anamorphic drawings, where a second, secret layer of detail can be uncovered only by using a reflective instrument.
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One for the Bookmark Folder: "Today I found out how to …" just about everything.
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Between the East Coast / West Coast battle over what constitutes a "legit" earthquake, Twitter was all abuzz with puns and jokes from the (luckily) low-key shake. Here are the best and worst of the DC earthquake jokes from Twitter.
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A big thanks to everyone who sent in links this week - keep it up! Send the best of your internet finds to FlossyLinks@gmail.com.

August 28, 2011 - 7:56am
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