Dec. 30th, 2011

Happy almost New Year everybody!

And welcome to your Friday Links.

» bookdedications

“Or, put simply, a load of dedications I’ve found written inside second-hand books.”
The blogger, Wayne Gooderham, wrote a pretty interesting article for the Guardian about it too. Great stuff.

» Barbie Trashes Her Dream House

Artist Carrie M. Becker transforms a Barbie-sized environment into… well… a mess. 🙂 All done miniature-size. Actually very impressive, and disturbing.

» Where The F___ Should I Go For Drinks

An ingenious little website.
It’s actually recommended some interesting places to me. Well done.

» Cuboy Hot Pants

AKA: Qbert, only with fire chasing you.

Bonus Link!

» procatinator

Load the site. It randomly selects a gif of a cat and an audio clip. Randomly. That is all.
Sent in by Jenni W.

I hope everyone’s year ends on a high note. Thanks for being a Friday Links subscriber.

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Dec. 23rd, 2011

Well here we are: Friday. And nearly xmas!

Here we go…

» KnowYourMeme Review: Memes of 2011

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My fave so far: 60’s Spider Man

» The 90 Best Tumblr Blogs Of 2011

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Among my personal favorites is Awesome People Hanging Out Together(featured previously in the Friday Links.)

» The 20 Unhappiest People You Meet In The Comments Sections Of Year-End Lists

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12. The Person Who Never Says Die. “Why isn’t Arrested Development on this list?”
Sent in by Alison L.

» Santa Fu!

Something to mess around with after you’ve opened your presents.

Bonus Link!

» Bacon Image Editor

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Merry Xmas Friday Links subscribers!

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Dec. 16th, 2011

Happy Friday everybody!

One more week until Xmas. Unbelievable.

And here are this week’s links.

» The Atlantic – 2011: The Year in Photos

There is also a part 2 and a part 3.
This was quite a year.

» AutoStraddle: What Reality TV Does To Girls

[Guys too, it should probably be noted.]
Makes significant reference to this breakdown of an MTV “Real World” contract.

» Future Drama

Features a pretty eclectic collection of “the future – now!!” video clips through the ages. I spent quite a lot of time digging into this site.

» Sin Car

A really clever little driving game. Takes some practice. Definitely addictive.

Bonus Link!

» All Together Now – Everything the Beatles ever did

[played all at the same time.]
It starts off simply enough and then devolves into complete insanity. What an odd little project.
Also: some of the comments during play are really funny.
Any bets on how long it stays up?

Happy Holidays everybody, and thanks for being a Friday Links subscriber.

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Dec. 9th, 2011

Welcome to Friday!

There are only three more left in 2011!

Here we go…

» Texts From Bennett

“These are text messages I exchange with my 17 year old cousin Bennett. He is a white boy that thinks he’s a Crip, works at Amoco, has a girlfriend named Mercedes, and is one of the most unintentionally funny and brilliant souls on the planet.”
Ridiculously funny.
Sent in by Tamara M.

» 15 Of The Best Toronto Mayor Kicking A Football Meme

Not the most eloquent headline but it is funny.
Sent in by many subscribers. Well done.

» Anti-theft lunch bags

Not a bad idea!
And only $7.99. Hm!

» Pursuit Of Hat

An adorable little flash game.
Sent in by Alison L.

Bonus Link!

» Celebs With No Eyebrows

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…?!?!

Happy Friday and have a tremendous weekend everybody.

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Dec. 2nd, 2011

Welcome to December, everybody.

Here we go…

» Wish Book Web

“WishbookWeb was created in October 2006 to be a place to come and freely view the Christmas catalogs of the past.”
Crazy.
Sent in by Kate S.

» ExtendNY

“The Manhattan Grid extended to every point on Earth.”
An odd but very cool Google Maps hack / installation.
My neighborhood appears to be around 1092nd St. and 2191st Ave. 🙂

» 15 Things You Didn’t Know About Outer Space

Another great little infographic.
Astronauts can’t burp in space. Now you know.

» Battle Beavers

A fun little flash game. More challenging than it first appears.
Sent in by Traci T.

Bonus Link!

» Thai Flood Hacks

“Necessity is the mother of invention”
No kidding. Some really ingenious ideas to stay dry and safe during the devastating flooding in Thailand.
Sent in by Minh P.

For those of you who are not subscribers to Friday Videos list, here is a special bonus video from today’s mailing.

» Miniatur Wunderland: largest model railway / railroad of the world

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“On the 1.300 m2 large layout, far more than a thousand trains, aircrafts, cars and ships move about. A wonder of the world in miniature. Please, find more information on www.miniatur-wunderland.com.
Holy crap.

Happy Friday.

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