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The Worst on Moxie Marlinspike

    What are you striving for?

Top 10 Kisses of 2012 on Mashable

    Got mistletoe?

15 Things Worth Knowing About Coffee
on The Oatmeal

    Drink up!


    That’s it. That’s the whole site. Did you really need more?

Ancient Civilizations on British Museum

    Okay. Here’s more.

Photo by arguera, via Flickr. Creative Commons.

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36 Tips for Surviving the Family Road Trip on Parenting Squad

    We’re going to need these more and more. I can tell.

Stalking in the Snow
on Desire to Inspire

    I don’t think the exterior lives up to the interiors (particularly with views), but who cares?

What DNA Actually Looks Like on Mashable

    There’s a lot about science I don’t know, but I sure love what it can do.

Photo on Tourexpi.com

    Is this real? And can I go to it?

Parmesan Garlic Biscuits
on Coffee Break with Liz and Kate

    I may have to make these. Soon.

Photo by jikatu, via Flickr.

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Bacon: 3 Things Everyone Should Know on Feed

    I’m particularly fond of the first one, although they do go together nicely.

The 2012 Atlantic Hurricane Season in 4.5 Minutes on YouTube

    Now that is some cloud movement.

10 Adorably Sleepy Animals That Ate Too Much Turkey on Mashable

    How about those French Bulldogs?

2-Minute Chocolate Chip Cookie for One on Zoom Yummy

    I don’t think I should have found this. No good can come of it.

Britain’s Longest-Serving Blacksmith on The Kid Should See This

    If you don’t think blacksmithing is cool, then I don’t think we can be friends.

Photo by Jellaluna, via Flickr.

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I haven’t done one of these in a while, but I haven’t forgotten.

Our Story in 1 Minute on The Kid Should See This

We should all see this.

A ‘Spaceship’ for Power Naps in the Office on DesignTAXI

My office could totally use one of these. Couldn’t yours?

Glow-in-the-Dark Highways Coming to the Netherlands on Mashable

This is where the aliens will land. Not Nevada or New Mexico.

Preparedness 101: Zombie Apocalypse on Public Health Matters Blog

“You may laugh now, but when it happens you’ll be happy you read this.” Bet you thought the CDC didn’t have it in ’em.

New York’s Hidden Subway Station on Travelettes

Keep this in mind for the aforementioned zombie apocalypse. If you have to hide from the zombies, you might as well do it somewhere pretty.

Photo by Patrick Hoesly, via Flickr.

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8 Cute and Refreshingly Non-Slutty Ladies Costumes on Unreality Magazine

For those times when Halloween makes you despair. Don’t despair!

Monty Python Ministry of Silly Walks Clock on Laughing Squid

Tick, tock, silly walks.

Small is cool on Miss Moss

I don’t really want to live in a place this small, but I kind of want to be able to.

Cheese & Burger Society

Yes, please.

A Child’s Letter About Her Beloved Departed Dog on Itchmo

Oh, you’ll cry.

Photo by qmnonic, via Flickr.

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Babies Laughing at Dogs on YouTube

#1 and #4 are my favorites.

Cheesecake Recipes on Punchfork

Now that’s a lot of cheesecake.

50 Best Cheap Date Ideas on Emmeline Bride

Cheap dates are my favorite dates.

*We’ve got family in town this weekend, so this list is abbreviated.

Photo by Mr. Sandwich.

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38 Reasons Why You Should Feel Better About Yourself on Buzzfeed

I guarantee at least one of these will do the trick, or your money back. Not that you paid any.

The Simpsons Opening – Real-life Style on YouTube

So is this art imitating art?

City Rising on Vimeo

Wake up, Toronto!

25 Crazy Pet Costumes That Put Yours To Shame on Mashable

Wicket would never go for this.

Top 10 Mysterious People on listverse

Spooooky. (Well, maybe not.)

Photo by brian hefele, via Flickr.

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How to Make Perfect Brownies
on Cook Like Your Grandmother

Personally, I just use Ghiradelli brownie mix. Easy, amazingly delicious.

78 Ways to Enjoy Fall Produce on Life as Mom

This could tie in nicely with my Leaf Bag List.

Neil deGrasse Tyson Lists 8 Books Everyone Should Read on Openculture

My favorite part of this is his explanation of why reading these books is important.

The Office: Parkour! on The Office – Official NBC Site


Viking Learning Center at the National Museum of Natural History (Smithsonian)

Because who hasn’t wanted to learn the ancient game of Hnefatafl?

Photo by baldiri, via Flickr.

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15 Amazing Castles from Around the World on opentravel.com

How have I not known about Hohenzollern Castle?

10 Cheap Boutique Hostels and Hotels in Paris on hostelbookers.com

Just in case you don’t have castle money on you, but you still want to go on vacation.

With Six Kids and No Car, This Mom Does It All By Bike
on BikePortland.org

Okay, seriously? Impressed.

Perfect Iced Coffee on The Pioneer Woman

This sounds like it could be useful.

Farm Fresh Best: Chilled Cream of Beet Soup on JulieMorris.net

This sounds like it could be useful to Dwight Schrute.

Photo by jacob earl, via Flickr.