Friday, March 16, 2007

Links for the Weekend

You’ve seen the Beer Launcher video by now, I’m sure. Here’s an interview with the guy who built it.

The many uses for Gummi Bears.

Strangest action figure ever: Rocky’s opponent, a slab of meat.

Rock Ballads Quiz. I got them all, without even listening to the whole clips.

Barry Stiefel visited all 50 states in one week’s vacation in 1998. (via the Presurfer)

A life size picture of a Blue Whale. (via Dump Trumpet)

A look back at the Stardust Hotel in Las Vegas, and the video of its destruction.

Naturally Seven is a successful band who at least once, didn’t take a cab or a limo. They performed a cappella while riding the subway in Paris. Lack of instruments didn’t hold them back a bit! Notice how everyone else gradually sprouted cameras during the song. (via Boing Boing)

Who’s the better snake fighter, St. Patrick or Samuel L. Jackson?

A leprechaun in Alabama?

Why America can’t solve the drunk driving dilemma.

Advice to Young Men from an Old Man.

The Bugatti Veyron is the fasted street legal car in the world. See how fast.

In a study of how people see the internet, researchers find that women look at faces, whereas men’s eyes are drawn to crotches. And they don’t even have to be human.

Cheney vs. Vader. Who ya got?

Virtual beauty contests are being held at a law school site with participants who didn’t even know they were participating. Its a rough place, too.

But Clinton did it, too! Uh, No He Didn’t.

Sgt. Well’s New Skull. Long article on the worst brain injury to survive the Iraq War.

Instant Runoff Voting simply explained in a flash video. (via Exploding Aardvark)

At Miss Cellania, you might enjoy posts on Toilets or Basketball.

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