Get in the Halloween spirit by checking out the eerie sound of … a meteor shower!
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The Smithsonian Magazine's blog has been filled with some pretty cool articles recently (ok, maybe cribbing the Floss style a bit, but there's enough for everyone!) This week's feature: 14 amazing facts about dragonflies.
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A question I have long ****ing wondered about. How the **** does swearing work? (Where did it come from, and why do we do it?)
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From Cassie, the very cool and inspirational story of a Homecoming Queen who also kicked a game-winning field goal (on the same night!)
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Check out the LIFE gallery: Steve Jobs life and times. I've been an avid Apple supporter (and defender!) since I got my first computer around the age of 8. I had am Apple LC II, then graduated up to a Performa. iBook for college, MacBook at my job and now a lovely huge iMac at home (plus an iPod along the way, of course!) What was your Apple evolution, Flossers? (if you had one!)
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This link hits a little too close to home: The 13 worst sports collapses in history (yes including this year's Red Sox and, tangentially, my Atlanta Braves!)
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There are plenty of Top 100 Books lists, but this one is interesting because it's interactive and ever-changing. What do you think of the selections? I think most are typical, but there are a few surprises (and a few disappointments …!)
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Don't try to be cool, just click it: a cat and a dolphin make friends! Interesting how the women in the video are sort of cackling like dolphins ...
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Trying to remember a TV theme tune? Behold your one-stop shop. Though I warn you: dabbling with TV theme songs may lead to having them in your head, on a loop, for a very long time!
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Stay tuned - more links tomorrow! In the meantime, send me your submissions on email (FlossyLinks@gmail.com) or via Twitter! (@FlossyAlli)