Weekend Links: Pretty Kitties

These cats that look like pin-up girls are some saucy felines. Safe for work, unless your boss is really particular about cats.

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Renowned TV presenter, mental_floss contributor, and culinary know-it-all Alton Brown writes all of his tweets on Post-It notes (often illustrating them), takes a picture, and uploads the image to his feed. His collected works can be found at his Tumblr, Analog Tweets.

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The Ultimate Ferris Bueller Quiz is tough. I’ve seen the movie about half a dozen times, and I’m too embarrassed to tell you my score. I did know who Abe Froman was, though.

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This animated video imagines various wildlife settings in the hypothetical world that would exist “if animals ate fast food.” The roly-poly creatures are just ripe for stuffed plush toy adaptations.

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This guide to wedding-themed Barbies through the years features a surprisingly diverse-looking cast of dolls. Famous brides in history Elizabeth Taylor and Kate Middleton make special appearances, though Princess Di was never commemorated in Mattel plastic. Can you really be the People’s Princess without a miniature toy version of yourself?

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This gallery of some impeccably dressed dogs in New York (of course in New York) is to New York Fashion Week as the Puppy Bowl is to the Super Bowl: more fun and involves fewer shoulder pads.

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These awkward stock photos will remind you to be grateful that mental_floss employs such discerning, tasteful site editors.

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March 17, 2013 - 9:56am
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