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The Weekend Links

Allison Keene
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Your mom told you, your teacher told you, G.I. Joe told you — but you just wouldn't listen. Here are some humorous video reminders of things you should never do.
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From my friends over at UmpBump.com, a Rays vs Phils competition to correspond with the World Series. Except this has little to do with baseball. Instead,vote for your favorite Rays over Phils ... Philip Seymour Hoffman over Ray Romano, perhaps? Does Ray Charles trump Philip Rivers? Make your opinion known!
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The New Yorker gets hip to the jive by interviewing Randall Munroe of the web comic XKCD, and even participates in a comic battle.
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Now, Randall Monroe may draw simplistic cartoons, but there is an even easier way to create comics. I'm not sure if there's a way to link to the finished product, but if so send me yours for next week's links!
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From Andrea, they say you are what you eat ... but what if you eat what you are??
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If anyone out there is a fan of the ridiculousness that is CSI: Miami, you will enjoy this endless loop of Caruso one-liners.
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From Been-Seen.com, an old jumbo jet in Stockholm that's being turned into a jumbo hostel. Lots of good stuff over on Been-Seen—here's a look at Death Valley rocks that seem to be moving around on their own.

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Just because: an Electron microscope image of a fly foot.
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Terribly amusing - carve your own virtual pumpkin (Thanks Jan!)
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A memory matching game - what's your fastest score?
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In this harsh economic climate, we may sometimes be reduced to bartering for our transactions. Regardless, doing so with drugs at a McDonald's is probably not a good idea.
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How familiar are you with classic candies? Take the quiz to find out!

Thanks for all the great links this week! Keep sending your submissions and internet arcana to FlossyLinks@gmail.com

[Last Weekend's Links]

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