If this traffic cone monster was paired with that "Zombies ahead" sign, it might be one of the greatest roadside attractions I could imagine.
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There are some animals who are really cute, even if it denies them any dignity. Then there are others who, even as babies, only a mother could love.
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Atlanta has been suffering through a heat wave for the past week, so swimming pools whose waters are still under 90 degrees are a bonus. Here are 12 Swimming Pools Worthy of Your Admiration from all around the world to help you virtually cool off (except that Chernobyl one).
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By now most of you have seen the lookbook of sets and characters for Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland, but this link includes a few extra shots I didn't see in the initial postings.
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A "That's what she said" comment lands student in detention. (And when did parents start getting notified of their kid's behavior via email??)
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You all know that I am fascinated by sand sculptures, so here are some more! 10 amazing faces in the sand.

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If you could, would you? Should you? How Would You Genetically Enhance Your Child?
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Let me know when they have isolated the gene that makes people think that these awful family portraits are a good idea. Admit it Flossers, did any of you out there have to sit through such mortifying shoots?
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From Dail, "City noise, cell phones, and pounding iPods beginning to wear thin? Why not take a break from the din of civilization and visit one of the world's quietest places...shhh!"
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Very creative street art from Bristol. (Side note: my mind, still weary and influenced by the last election, for a split second thought "Bristol Palin?" In reality that would make this link exactly one thousand times more amazing).
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Extra! Extra! Read all about it: the funniest, most narcissistic iphone yet:
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Totally bizarre: spaghetti cake. (No Spaghetti Cat involved, but there is other trickery!)
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The changing face of online journalism, well known to writers and online producers everywhere (and not least of all readers who are forced to endure flash ads over at least have the screen!)
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Interesting but also painfully geeky (and somewhat suggestive ....) the world's biggest alarm clock, for those who need a jolt in the morning.
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Though Twitter allows us (sometimes me) to be lazy with spelling, Google always saves us - albeit with a slight air of condescension - with its "did you mean ....?"
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Too hot to go outside? Try out some of these 25 Awesome Virtual Learning Experiences.
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A very cool and innovative spice rack. It might take a lot of setup, but anyone who cooks regularly and uses spices knows it could end up being very useful!
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Anne Trubek argues that thought some of us complain about emailing and texting massacring the language, the truth is that this technology has made us all writers now. (although I must suggest the term be used loosely in some cases!)
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