Weekend Links: Who Said It, James Joyce or Kool Keith?

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From my friend Marcela, 12 things you probably didn't know about Home Alone. As Marcela added, "I love that this is where conspiracy theorists and fans of Home Alone converged."
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If all of the zombie-centric entertainment lately has you a little bit legitimately scared of attack, you can now plot your escape (and how helpful your neighborhood will be) with the Ultimate Zombie Survival Map. I actually live down the street from the CDC and several hospitals, so I'm not sure if I would just die right away or be saved instantly ... it's a crap shoot!
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Behold and beware, ye explorers of internet arcana - the Ten Internet Plagues!
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Extra! Extra! Read all about it - a deep facet of human nature revealed: even in the 1870s, humans were obsessed with ridiculous photos of cats.
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Who Said It: Irish novelist James Joyce or surrealist rapper Kool Keith? I got a 6/10 by clicking randomly (my friend Ted who found the link says it helps to say it out loud).
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Need some new inspiration for your doodles? Here's how to make an easy optical design (the shading would be the hardest part, but I think it would look cool whether you went all the way with it or just scratched it in lightly with pen).
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Occasionally there's a link that I come across that just makes me go "…ok?" yet I spend way too much time with it. This is one of those: you can be a spider! (you can also jump by clicking the mouse. Hold it down an extra second to jump higher).
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The Future is Now: From Kristen, "As pay phones are going the way of the dinosaurs, New York City has come up with a new use for their booths- they will now be "smart screen" booths that will have general information about the area where they are located. There will be a trial set of 32 around town starting next month, so mental_flossers in NYC should be on the lookout!" If you see one report back!
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Stay tuned - more links tomorrow! In the meantime, send your finds and favorites to FlossyLinks@gmail.com.

April 14, 2012 - 5:14am
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