I'll kick things off with an unlikely war hero by the name of Sergeant Stubby. Unlikely because … he was a dog! Read Stubby's heroic (and yes, super cute) tale of how he rose to stardom in WWI as a K-9 tour de force. Additional info can be found in the usual places.
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We've all seen "Before They Were Stars!" but few of those kind of revelations surprise me. These 25 celebrities who made small appearances in TV shows and movies, though, floored me in a couple of instances (I've seen some of these films so many times and never noticed them!)
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From the Annals of Too Much Time: Pencil-top carvings. This really is extraordinary!
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Because timelapse photography when applied to nature is always a beautiful thing, here is one featuring Norway. Now to do a 180: discover the beauty of a city in slow motion (where has this tune used before? It seems familiar!)
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Extra! Extra! Read all about it: a Cuban tree frog gets lit (no, not in the way you think).
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A catalogue of some of the Google homepage's most intriguing transformations, and their stories. Which one was your favorite? Most recently for me it had to be the Les Paul guitar. I spent about 20 minutes creating a "perfect" song (for what reason? who knows!)
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Looking for somewhere more unusual to spend your summer vacation? These bizarre destinations may give you some ideas, or give you a nice armchair staycation at the very least.
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A holiday weekend means time for marathons, pomp and themed shows - TV Tango provides, as always, a helpful guide to what specials are airing this weekend.
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Speaking of, stay tuned - more links on the way tomorrow! You can send in your submissions any time to FlossyLinks@gmail.com. And if you feel so inclined you can follow me on Twitter (@FlossyAlli) where I sometimes send out PSAs regarding lightning (ok, really it's just a cool photo).