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The Weekend Links

Allison Keene
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Criss Angel walks through glass, and someone on the internet offers an explanation of how.
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Extra! Extra! Read all about it: Spiders are getting bigger! (May cause anxiety for arachnophobes).
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Underwater photo contest winners

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Speaking of the ocean, the secrets of a monster wave revealed with this amazing slow-mo video.
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From the Annals of the Ridiculously Cute: a slow loris loves getting tickled. I wonder if there is such a thing as slow loris slow mo. It would probably be imperceptible to the human eye!
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For those who long to talk to their computer, a new invention may pave the way. To me, this sounds a lot like what Ask Jeeves was supposed to accomplish (but never really did).
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After hearing reports last week that two men who reportedly had swine flu were, in fact, just hungover, this "informative" website is made all the funnier. (Thanks Kolja!)
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Wisdom may be drawn from many places. The answers to life's deepest questions may come from unexpected locales. Such as, for instance, a urinal.
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Need to get your quote on? Flossy friend Larry provides a video link to the 100 Best Movie Lines (or at least most recognizable movie lines) in 200 seconds. How many of those films have you seen?

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Many thanks as always to the Links Army - but we always need new recruits! Send in your internet findings to FlossyLinks@gmail.com for love of Floss, for love of the web, and for (of course) the Greater Good.

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