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Weekend Links: Volcano Eruption Seen From Space

Allison Keene
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An interesting article as the NFL season starts to rev up about why it's getting harder and harder to watch and support football. As a die-hard Falcons fan, it's a difficult question to wrestle with. Though overall I think its dominance in our culture is underestimated in this article.
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Cool stuff here -- "The Guardian Eyewitness app for iPad has seen nearly a million downloads since its launch in April 2010. As the app relaunches, we list the top 10 most popular and most shared images from the past 12 months."
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I've posted a few of these color scheme designers before, but this is probably the easiest and best organized of all that I've seen. Neat site!
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From Orly, cool New York themed art made from a very New York thing - metro cards. Creative recycling!
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Check out this NASA video of the Sarychev Volcano Eruption from the International Space Station.
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A neat, weird little thing - war propaganda posters … but for Mario's world.
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There are a few obvious differences in the internet now from when I first started using it, but in just the last 10 years? Take a look at the incredible changes.
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A very long and detailed discussion of the Mpemba effect -- or, why hot water can freeze faster than cold water.
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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, send me at Tweet @keeneTV

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