This popular game of mathematical raindrops reminds me a lot of flashcards. But don't get lulled by the early easy rounds - they do get progressively faster and more difficult (I need to do this regularly, I'm terrible!)
*
What if BP took a page from the Domino's Pizza advertising handbook?
*
From the Annals of Too Much Time, the lads of XKCD have created a comprehensive character-interaction map for Lord of the Rings. Impressive, but also overwhelming!
*
Another fascinating map - this time, the visual evolution of 4 archetypal stories.
*

Can you find the animal in these pictures? Some of these masters of disguise I still can't see! (including this one to the left)
*
An unusual picture of a visible Venus crescent during the day, as well as a view of our planet from another neighbor - Mars. Have any of you guys ever caught an awe-striking sight in the sky?
*
Here's a photo essay that pays tribute to cows riding in cars.
*
The human mind is capable of some strange things like Deja Vu, the Placebo Effect, Clustering Illusions and other familiar terms we throw around, but what exactly do they mean? And more importantly, why do they occur? Here are 10 Amazing Phenomena of the mind, briefly explained in understandable terms.
*
Privacy on Facebook has been a big issue lately, and it's interesting to see how much the default information shared has changed (read: grown!) since 2005 with this helpful graph.
***
Thanks as always to everyone who sent in links this week! Keep it up - send all your Flossy finds to Flossylinks@gmail.com!