Try a deceptively simple online game where you catapult objects in an attempt to hit the cork that's supporting a dam. It might take a few rounds, but what you get the hang of it it's addictive! Also, don't even bother with the apples - go for the big stuff.
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Is this the earliest photo of Abraham Lincoln? "The Kaplan Daguerreotype of Abraham Lincoln is purported to be the earliest known photo of the 16th President, taken in the early 1840s when he was in his early 30s. The young man in the photo doesn't bare an obvious resemblance to a photo taken of Lincoln a few years later but the forensic evidence is compelling."
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From Flossy Friend Larry, guess the Lego movie star.

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Fellow Jane Austen-phile Rebecca sends in a link to some great Austen reading material ... with a twist.
"Let me introduce you to Pride and Prejudice and Zombies: The Classic Regency Romance -- Now With Ultraviolent Zombie Mayhem. If that's not enough for you, P&P is also being turned into a Marvel Comic (scroll down to see, with a close up of the cover found here).
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The Story (or, picture) of How Microsoft Outlook Ruined A Birthday Cake
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The New Zealand book council turns classic literary works into powerpoints so you won't get busted reading at work through this site. Don't think your computer has crashed when it launches its "desktop" - it's just a full screen web browser! (Thanks Thomas)
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Skulls everywhere! Browse through these pictures and find the skulls ... the look at the thumbnails at the bottom of the page and be surprised.
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11 hidden things you should know Google can do.

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Just a completely cute and random animation that will have you singing its song all day.
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Looking to brighten up your weekend? Try pronking! A favored pastime of alpacas, and not at all what it sounds like.
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Great Email Spam (plus illustrations!)
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Have trouble understanding the current economic crisis, hedge funds and the AIG implosion? Here's a simple explanation using two cows.
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Just in time for Valentine's Day, How to Say (and Pronounce) I Love You in 10 Different Languages.
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Sure we've all seen those manipulated motivational posters online for LOL Cats and unfortunate internet pictures, but here are some truly great ones featuring Kurt Vonnegut quotes.
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Take a tour of an RV that's better equipped than most people's houses. I don't even want to think about how much gas it uses.
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From my links deputy Merinda, ridiculous bicycle safety video (http://www.todaysbigthing.com/2009/01/29) with some special guests (does this seem like the premise of an Apatow film to anyone else? At least a gathering of characters).
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A video on how different countries count their money. Is this true? Some of those I wouldn't be able to pull off very well without crisp bills! (Thanks Linda!)
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Foods to help your productivity in an easy-to-read chart. Eat your greens and find out why!

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