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Weekend Links: What If Recent Films Had Been Made Decades Earlier?

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For those who need new ways of insulting the rapscallions in your life, here are 10 charming words for nasty people to pepper your insulting tirades with.
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Practically everything in print nowadays is Photoshopped, and it feels like this spoof "Fotoshop by Adobé" ad could almost be real, doesn't it?
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A "would if I could!" moment: Hunting trout in the haunting waters of New Zealand. Stunning. Any anglers out there? A friend of mine was mad at this story for naming the rivers. Thoughts?
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A very cool video about the oldest piano shop in Paris.
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From my friend Matt, “Movies from an Alternate Universe”: What If Recent Films Had Been Made Decades Earlier? Honestly I prefer some of these versions …!
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One cannot simply walk the streets without first being well-versed regarding their perils! Take heed then of this 1833 Parisian method of respectable navigation.
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Aw man, I can't make a SOPA joke now that's it's dead. Still, here's a lovely compilation of copyright violations: Everyone's Mixtape. Does anyone else miss the art of the mixtape? I tried to keep it alive for awhile with CDs but people often refuse to respect track order!
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Out of this world: planets captured within water drops by Markus Reugels. The best part of this to me is "a parquet-floor layer by day, Markus from Schweinfurt, Germany, creates his work in the evening." It can be hard to want to do anything creative when your main job is so laborious, which is why I love this.
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A little something to keep you warm on this wintry day: the most incredible volcano footage ever. Wowza! And of course I had to look further into the story behind it.
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Wow, a lot of videos this week! Like it? Don't? Either way, send me your submissions with more of the same or nothing like it to FlossyLinks@gmail.com.

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Little Baby's Ice Cream
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Pizza and Cricket Cake Are Just Some of the Odd Flavors You'll Find at This Philadelphia Ice Cream Shop
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Little Baby's Ice Cream

Ice cream flavors can get pretty out-there, thanks to the growing number of creative scoop shops willing to take risks and broaden their customers’ horizons beyond chocolate, vanilla, and strawberry. Intrepid foodies can cool off with frozen treats that taste like horseradish, foie gras, and avocado, while Philadelphia's Little Baby’s Ice Cream is pushing the boundaries of taste with chilly offerings like everything bagel, Maryland BBQ, ranch, and cricket cake.

Cricket-flavored ice cream, created by Philadelphia-based Little Baby's Ice Cream
Little Baby's Ice Cream

Everything Bagel-flavored ice cream, created by Philadelphia-based Little Baby's Ice Cream
Little Baby's Ice Cream

As Lonely Planet News reports, Little Baby’s Ice Cream launched its first signature “oddball” ice cream—Earl Grey sriracha—in 2011. Since then, its rotating menu has only gotten quirkier. In addition to the aforementioned flavors, customers who swing by Little Baby’s this summer can even try pizza ice cream.

The store created the savory flavor in 2011, to celebrate neighborhood eatery Pizza Brain’s inclusion into Guinness World Records for its vast collection of pizza memorabilia. The savory, Italian-esque snack is made from ingredients like tomato, basil, oregano, salt, and garlic—and yes, it actually tastes like pizza, Little Baby’s co-owner Pete Angevine told Lonely Planet News.

Pizza-flavored ice cream, made by Philadelphia-based Little Baby's Ice Cream
Little Baby's Ice Cream

“Frequently, folks will see it on the menu and be incredulous, then be convinced to taste it, giggle, talk about how surprised they are that it really tastes just like pizza … and then order something else,” Angevine said. “That’s just fine. Just as often though, they’ll end up getting a pizza milkshake!”

Little Baby’s flagship location is in Philadelphia's East Kensington neighborhood, but customers can also sample their unconventional goods at additional outposts in West Philadelphia, Baltimore, and a pop-up stand in Washington, D.C.’s Union Market. Just make sure to bring along a sense of adventure, and to leave your preconceived notions of what ice cream should taste like at home.

[h/t Lonely Planet]

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Warby Parker
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Warby Parker Is Giving Away Free Eclipse Glasses in August
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Warby Parker

When this year’s rare “all-American” total solar eclipse comes around on August 21, you’ll want to be prepared. Whether you’re chasing the eclipse to Kentucky or viewing it from your backyard, you’ll need a way to watch it safely. That means an eclipse filter over your telescope, or specially designed eclipse glasses.

For the latter, you can just show up at your nearest Warby Parker, and their eye experts will hand over a pair of eclipse glasses. The stores are giving out the free eye protectors throughout August. The company’s Nashville store is also having an eclipse party to view the celestial event on the day-of.

Get your glasses early, because you don’t want to miss out on this eclipse, which will cross the continental U.S. from Oregon to South Carolina. There are only so many total solar eclipses you’ll get to see in your lifetime, after all.

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