Friday, September 30, 2011

Friday Fun Links

Happy Rosh Hashanah! Dip your apple in the honey!

Behold, the winners of the 21th First Annual Ig Nobel Prizes, awarded just last night. My favorite was the biology prize for the Aussie beetle that mates with a beer bottle.

What really happened in the November Rain video. (via Breakfast Links)

If the USS Enterprise were a teaching hospital, the film The Wrath of Khan would go something like this. Warning: proctology humor.

Now, that's a headline!

Tommy Williamson built the characters ("So-called Arthur king and his silly English knnnnnigits") from the film Monty Python and the Holy Grail out of LEGO bricks! They were constructed for a special diorama called Pythonscape that will be featured at BrickCon 2011 this weekend. (via Geeks Are Sexy)

Danish comedian Anders Lund Madsen explains Norwegian swimming rules.

If you read the New York Times story I linked last week, What if the Secret to Success Is Failure? you were probably impressed with the graphics that accompanied the story. Laughing Squid has time-lapse videos showing how they made those illusions.

The Greatest Minds of our Generation.

Have you ever looked back and realized you were totally oblivious to something wonderful, but it's too late to fix now that you understand?

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