Weekend Links: Igloo as Art

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Some people with a lot more patience than I do have created an igloo in their backyard that is exceptionally … cool. (But seriously, this is amazing).

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You know how in school your friends would describe a scary movie to you, and imagining it was always so much worse than the actual thing? You are not alone! There is a long history interwoven between horror films and schoolyard lore.

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Speaks for itself: 15 awesome chemistry GIFs.

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Alaska’s abandoned Igloo City Hotel is a bizarre tourist attraction and, for the locals, a sore thumb near Anchorage.

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Continuing with a theme here: "For early Antarctic explorers, hockey was cold comfort."

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Gandalf Problem Solving: A Flowchart. (Wouldn't it be nice to be Gandalf …)

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There is a big spider on display in this video that seems frighteningly sentient. It's not for the arachnophobic, but if you think you can handle it, it's a fun short vid: the spider who couldn't hide.

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From the Annals of Too Much Time: there are people who actually get in go carts and play real-life Mario Kart, with stars, bananas, everything.

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Stay tuned, more links on the way tomorrow! In the meantime, send your Flossy finds to FlossyLinks@gmail.com or drop me a tweet @keeneTV (https://twitter.com/keeneTV)

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January 19, 2013 - 11:55am
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