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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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Five o'Clock Somewhere

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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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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Hippo Paint

Why should your toddler get to have all the fun?

Using Discarded Books, Artist Recreates The Streets Of London on DesignTAXI

One person’s trash is another person’s art project.

12 Different Ways to Cuddle, According to Cats on Babble Pets

Because my days could always do with a little more squee!

9 Mildly Disturbing Scenes Discovered at Legoland on Mashable

Well, maybe not this much squee.

Lake Wakatipu on Wallpapers Get

Damn, New Zealand. You just don’t know when to stop with the gorgeous, do you?

Photo by Mr. Sandwich.

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10 awe-inspiring American castles
on Yahoo Travel

I think Boldt Castle may be my favorite, if just for the setting. You?

DIY Natural Room Scents on The Yummy Life

I may try that Lemon, Rosemary, and Vanilla scent this weekend. (Also, I love finding other people who use Penzeys spices!)

The Many Looks of Spiderman Over the Past 50 Years on Mashable

When I was single, my online dating profile headline was “MJ Watson Seeks Peter Parker; No Green Goblins Need Apply.” So (a) I’m a geek girl, and (b) I like this.

10 World Map Decorating Ideas on Jetpac

Someday, when I redecorate my “office,” I’m going to have to refer to this. Love!

Day 33 on Humor Train

Jason Bourne. [snorts] Amateur.

Photo by Judy **, via Flickr.

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Visit the Pyramids of Giza With This Interactive 3D Site on Mashable

We’re not planning any international travel in the immediate future. If you’re not, either, here’s something you can see without leaving your couch.

Awkwardly Ever After: 23 Wedding Photos Gone Terribly Weird and Wrong
on Babble.com

I’m pretty confident none of our wedding photos will wind up in this kind of slideshow–but I do feel bad for people who clearly are just victims of their era.

Photos: Insanely Cute Jaguar Cubs Born at San Diego Zoo on LAist

Aren’t they?

Star Trek Crew watches Star Wars IV
on YouTube

The geek is strong in this one.

5 Android Apps for Busy Moms on Mashable

If you have a Droid, maybe you can use these. And is it just me, or is “busy moms” redundant?

Happy Mother’s Day, everyone!

Photo by Stew Dean, via Flickr.

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No title, but if I were going to provide one, I guess it would be “Pinhead” at Awkward Stock Photos

Some of these are NSFW. Even without those, I wonder what all of these people were thinking.

Grilled Cheese Invitational

A grilled cheese sandwich competition? Who’s not in? (Besides vegans and the lactose intolerant, that is.)

Lessons in Gratitude at Practical Parenting

Suggestions on how to teach children about gratitude (and how to focus on the positive).

Eye of the Riley at YouTube

A corgi hikes in Runyon Canyon. Video ensues.

11 Hilarious “Mad Men” Parody Twitter Accounts at Mashable

Season Five of Mad Men starts tonight!

Photo by Bleschi, courtesy of Flickr.