The Weekend Links: Sunday Edition
Anyone hungry for a rice cake burger? Paneer salsa wrap? Maybe a side of Poutine? All of these are interesting (and in many cases, very yummy looking) global McDonald's menu Items.
If you lack a green thumb, some of these 20 Geek Gadgets For Growing Plants Indoors might be a big help in sustaining some life around your abode.
An intriguing collection of Barcode Art.
Kaylyn has sent in a great link this week of "Curiosities of Biological Nomenclature." Her favorite is "Kryoryctes cadburyi," but there are so many puns and plays on words listed on this site that learning the Latin names for things suddenly seems much more interesting ...! (All I can ever remember is vulpes vulpes)
Not a link, but still a fun thing to try: According to Flossy reader Victoria, you should "call the Nestle Hotline at 1-800-295-0051 (it might be busy, try again) When asked if you want to continue in English or Spanish, wait quietly for about 10 seconds and you will smile. Keep going and press 4. Then press 7. Whoever thought of this at Nestle deserves a raise! The "secret, funner menu" options include pig latin, jokes, and how to avoid cooties." I just did it and it's pretty cute (especially for kids)
Here's a little something to prompt you into some swift spring cleaning, which is something the people to whom these 10 Most Disgusting Floors have clearly never heard of!
We all know them - those people in the movie theaters who annoy us beyond belief because of their loud snacking or need to answer their cell phone or prognosticate loudly what is about to happen onscreen. Here, all rounded up for you, is a list of 7 Moviegoers to Avoid (if you can - which means going to the 3:30pm show on a Wednesday ... at least in my experience!)
If you enjoyed those "choose your own adventure" books as a kid, you may enjoy procrastinating to the same concept on Twitter in the Twitter Adventure.
Bill Murray has been known to pop up here and there at parties and events, but this one picture in particular may be the best yet regarding his forays into finding interesting people.
Special thanks to Jan again this week for so many great finds - and for the rest of you, don't forget to send all your internet discoveries to FlossyLinks@gmail.com, and have a great week!