Friday, September 02, 2011

Friday Fun Links

The 10 Biggest Movie Flops of the Summer. Some were only flops because they cost too much to make; others were so under-promoted I never even heard of them.

You love downhill skiing, but there are no mountains in the Netherlands where you live. That’s about to change, as plans are afoot to sink $400 billion over thirty years to build an artificial mountain.

7 Comic Book Superpowers the World Can Do Without. In fact, comic book readers would prefer to do without these lame characters.

Amusingly Horrible Things Moms Have Said. (via Environmental Graffiti)

For incoming freshmen, here’s a visual essay on What College is Like. You want to be prepared.

Can we predict the next leader of Russia by his hair? The succession has followed a strict pattern for a couple of hundred years so far.

Speaking of hair, have you ever wondered what happened to Steve on the TV show Blues Clues? No matter what he does, the children’s show colors how everyone sees him.

A group called Ghostbusters: Chicago Division recreated the Ecto-Cooler drink from Hi-C. They’ll show you how to make your own, all while staying in character.

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