Weekend Links: The Dark Side of Facebook Memes

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From @b_wildered on Twitter (follow him for all kinds of bizarre and often hilarious things, although this one is quite haunting and beautiful): all the Earth’s traffic — road, air, and ship - are featured in this very cool video of the globe.
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Feeling nostalgic? How about playing Minesweeper? I'll admit, I was terrible back in the day and I'm even worse now. Any champs out there?
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Tuesday's Google doodle was in honor of Gideon Sundback, celebrating his revolutionary design: the zipper. Unfortunately, his contemporaries weren't so sure about it at first.
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Take a look at where it all began (and by "it" I mean all of my links to space pictures): the History of Space Photography exhibition.
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A very interesting article on the dark side of Facebook memes that includes mention of quite a few macros that I bet you have seen recently ...
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Nerd Alert: Hackers convert MIT building into a giant Tetris video game. And it is glorious.
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Another entry to the Annals of Nostalgia (and to take a break from brain activity for a moment): these Forgotten Couples Of The '90s remind us that love is a fleeting thing (and in some of these cases, a very, very strange and hardly believable thing).
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You guys don't know how many animal pictures and videos I skip over during my link-hunting so that this does not become The Weekend Animals (although … that is tempting), but this one I have to share: foxes on a trampoline. Come on! (Thanks Holly!)
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From the cute to the strange: the Nudibranch Blue Dragon.
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Stay tuned - more links tomorrow! And don't forget to send your submissions if you find links of your own to FlossyLinks@gmail.com. Plus, for other oddities throughout the week (and a lot of sports and TV talk) you can also follow me on Twitter.

April 28, 2012 - 5:14am
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