Weekend Links: Are Butterflies Two Different Animals In One?

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Whether you loved or hated the recent HBO series "Girls," or even if you didn't see it at all, you may still appreciate the parody trailer for "Boys." I very much want this to be a real show.
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Play time - play with all 786 confirmed planets in one interactive infographic.
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This has got to be one of my favorite links in a while - an aerial data visualization reveals life in the United States.
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From NPR, are butterflies two different animals in one? A death and resurrection theory.
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Inspired by the museum here hosting a mason jar crafting night last weekend, I found a list of some pretty cool things to do with those mason jars, aside from using them for their intended purpose, of course!
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This was really interesting, and definitely check out the other pages as well (such as the one on monsters, etc) -- the changing history of our understanding of mammals (and to start: unicorns!)
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Speaking of animals, a slideshow of what certain animal body language means, via a renowned animal photographer.
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Very useful for writers or just anyone coming up with a story - Pixar's storytelling rules are a great way to build your world.
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Stay tuned - more links tomorrow! In the meantime remember to send in your finds and submissions to FlossyLink@gmail.com.

August 4, 2012 - 5:13am
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