Monday, March 21, 2011

Fun and Funny Links

The Origins of Genetic Quirks. The Sonic hedgehog gene is responsible for polydactylism in Hemingway cats. Got it? (Thanks, E Willse!)

A Brief History of Movie Title Design. Not so much a learning experience as a delightful interlude into Hollywood memories.

The annual Vasaloppet in Sweden is the largest cross-country ski race in the world. See a video of the more than 15,000 people who took part on March 6th. (via Dark Roasted Blend)

Animated biology class notes. Doodling a robot elephant is so much more fun than etoecology.

How to make a really big blanket. First, you need some really, really big knitting needles. (via Neatorama)

You may have to play Jorinapeka through at least once to get the hang of it. The goal is to clear the colored balls, but clearing other balls along the way brings you more points. (via Look at This)

Wisdom and experience helps you understand what sexy really means. All it takes is being open to better definitions. (via 9gag)

A classic: Nancy Reagan’s Guide to Dating Dos and Don’ts. Guaranteed to frighten any gullible person “twixt twelve and twenty”.

Biorn the elderly Viking is ready to die in battle and enter Valhalla. That’s not nearly as easy as it sounds.

Rob went away for six months and trusted his friend to look after his room while he was gone. He found this video upon his return. Audio NSFW. 

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