Weekend Links: Who Killed Men's Hats?

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From Kristoforas, a kerning game. Not familiar with kerning? It's the space between words - essential for designers (here's an exampleyou're welcome) What were your top scores? Laying out newspapers for several years has me pretty much a master at this so yes ... I did score perfectly ::bows::
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A question I have long wondered about: Who Killed Men's Hats? Think of a three-letter word beginning with 'I.'
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According to Katy Waldman, there have only been eight times a vice president did something that mattered.
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The BBC's "Sherlock" is continuing its run on PBS tonight (second episode of the second season! First episode should still be up on PBS.org). Whether you are a fan or not you can prep your Holmesian skills with this Sherlock Observation Game, or if you are a fan, discover your Sherlock personality (I'm Molly, it seems).
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For the catastrophists: 7 Volcanoes We Should Be Watching (though in the comments people mention quite a few more!)
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I know how some of you feel about me linking to Cracked but I don't care - this article left me unable to do anything but Google this stuff for a week! 10 News Stories That Raise Endless Unanswered Questions.
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Mental Floss contributor and author A.J. Jacobs wrote this week in Wired "In Defense of Literary Stunts", which softens my view on them, I'll admit!
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Your weekly space link - Deep Space Mine: the crazy, awesome plan hatched by billionaires to mine asteroids for platinum.
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Happy Mother's Day! And a big thanks to everyone who sent in links this week - keep it up! Send your submissions to FlossyLinks@gmail.com, or send a Tweet to my new handle @keeneTV.

May 13, 2012 - 7:03am
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