Weekend Links: The Internet Justice League

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A video from inside a dust storm. Surreal, fascinating, and somewhat terrifying!
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If the internet had a Justice League, who would it include? And who would be each other's nemeses? Pretty accurate!
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The (tongue-in-cheek) history of English, explained in 10 minutes. Partially educational, but mostly just fun.
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A bear family gets caught in a New Mexico dumpster, and a friendly couple gives them the tool they need to get out.
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Lovely and surreal infrared photography, which picks up on light our eyes cannot normally see.
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Five guys took the same photo over 30 years - dedication! A interesting look at aging, too ...
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The Library of Congress is pretty awesome. And even better, it's going more and more digital. For my fellow map nerds, here is their arsenal of historical maps.
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"Looking for a sweet, soothing tale to waft you toward dreamland? Look somewhere else. These stories collected by Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm in the early 1800s serve up life as generations of central Europeans knew it—capricious and often cruel. The two brothers, patriots determined to preserve Germanic folktales, were only accidental entertainers."
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The Luminarie De Cagna is an imposing cathedral-like structure adorned with 55,000 LEDs that was recently on display at the 2012 Light Festival in Ghent, Belgium. Looks Vegas-like to me!
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A big thanks to everyone who sent in links this week - keep it up! Send your finds and submissions to FlossyLinks@gmail.com

July 29, 2012 - 7:09am
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