Monday, September 26, 2011

Links for Fun and Entertainment

The All Ireland Scarecrow Championship. 150 of them competing to be the best scarecrow. (via the Presurfer)

There will never be another Freddie Mercury, but Marc Martel is about as close as anyone will get. Does he have what it takes to sing in the Queen Extravaganza?

Yes, you, too, can build a motorized two-stage water rocket out of plastic bottles. Or you can just watch the video of a launch and a view from the rocket-cam.

After Bucky Larson, we didn’t think a movie could get worse reviews. Then Abduction came along, and the reviews are a delightful exercise in negative hyperbole.

I must admit, I haven’t checked out the changes at Facebook, but if it’s anything like this cheeky guide, then I’ll be avoiding it even more. Click to enlarge it and weep.

The Phylogeny of Bread Clips.

Who needs a computerized fountain when you've got a dozen teenagers with Super Soakers?

Veterinarian Vanessa Hawkins of Bayshore Animal Hospital in Warrenton, Oregon removed nine handballs from a dog and won the annual x-ray competition from the trade publication Veterinary Practice. The competition runners-up have some strange stories, too. (via Metafilter)

Look at all the neat things starfish can do, in this list of videos at mental_floss.

Do you remember A Cat's Diary? redditor TheAtomicPlayboy added a perfect new entry.

The Princess Bride Monopoly Board. As you wish.

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