Monday, April 11, 2011

Fun and Frivolous Links

George Takei wants to be Spiderman!

10 Hilariously Dated News Reports on “New” Technologies. Wonder at the first remote control, the microwave oven, and this newfangled thing they call “internet.” (via The Daily What)

Luna the Leaping Cow. When you want to showjump and don’t have a horse, you make do with what you have.

New blog: Posing with Potholes. Really.

T-shirts that will get you kicked off a plane. What were they thinking? (via J-Walk Blog)

A pie chart detailing the devastating ramifications of same-sex marriage.

Star Wars the Musical. The 1996 high school stage production by the students of Palos Verdes Peninsula High School in its entirety (with subtitles). (via Metafilter)

Mark Malkoff wanted to illustrate how slow New York City buses are. So he staged a race against a bus while he rode …a child’s Big Wheel!

Carl Sagan’s Fictional Cosmos. You might recognize some of these extraterrestrial life forms. (via Everlasting Blort)

A roundup of awesome Geek Cakes. Whatever your passion, there’s a way to illustrate it in frosting.

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