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Afternoon Links of Awesomeness: June 18, 2012
Originally Posted: 06/18/2012 - 2:53pm | Type: Blog

Duck flash mob takes over a street in China – Pictographic rock band posters –Jack McBrayer learns insults at a hot dog shop – and San Diego's annual dog surfing tournament. See these and more in today� ...

Afternoon Links of Awesomeness: May 14, 2012
Originally Posted: 05/14/2012 - 3:32pm | Type: Blog

The cast of Arrested Development knows how to celebrate "Dance like a Chicken Day." Plus New York's piano man wheels an upright down the street -- X-Ray photos of animals and plants -- Ghostbust ...

Afternoon Links of Awesomeness: April 26, 2012
Originally Posted: 04/26/2012 - 3:14pm | Type: Blog

Happy 227 th Birthday John J. Audubon ! Take a look through the online version of his acclaimed BIRDS OF AMERICA . Always wanted to be on public radio but don’t have a good radio name? Enter your name and gender into this “ public radio ...

Afternoon Links of Awesomeness: March 20, 2012
Originally Posted: 03/20/2012 - 4:23pm | Type: Blog

Today is Spring Equinox Day , which is also World Storytelling Day ! Celebrate the art of the oral story by sharing an experience with someone you know, or by listening to some of our favorite stories…  TED talks like Chimamanda Adichie’s ...

Stuffed Cows and the Self-Imposed Cost of Free Grace
Originally Posted: 03/21/2012 - 3:03am | Type: Blog

It was remarkable to me, with a little bit of healthy distance, how similar the two situations ended up being. Though in one, the fit was about mourning the loss of some ideal that might have been (but probabl ...

Afternoon Links of Awesomeness: March 12, 2012
Originally Posted: 03/12/2012 - 2:47pm | Type: Blog

While The Beach Boys are still kings of good vibes, the minions from Despicable Me give them a run for their money with a little wit, rhythm, and charm of their own. (And don't we all know someone who always has to take it a little too ...

Afternoon Links of Awesomeness: Feb. 20, 2012
Originally Posted: 02/20/2012 - 3:48pm | Type: Blog

Students protest cafetera food, the art of snowboarding in LED, one man a capella showtunes, spoof street artist Hanksy, and more! Plus, an Animal Extravaganza: Maddie the Coonhound travels the country, remark ...

Afternoon Links of Awesomeness: Feb. 16, 2012
Originally Posted: 02/16/2012 - 7:10pm | Type: Blog

Over the Rhine's husband/wife duo talks music and life together, old CDs are turned into remarkable animal sculptures, Chipotle takes new strides toward humane practices, a spark of fun in family pictures ...

Afternoon Links of Awesomeness: Valentine's Day Edition
Originally Posted: 02/14/2012 - 2:28pm | Type: Blog

Taking a look at Valentines Day with clever recipes, cards, stories, and clothing items. Videos of love across language barriers. A couple of sentimental mixtapes. The greatest kisses in literature. And finall ...

Afternoon Links of Awesomeness: Jan. 30, 2012
Originally Posted: 01/30/2012 - 4:55pm | Type: Blog

Ferris Bueller is back and ready for the Super Bowl. Kermit and Piggy strike back (at FoxNews), a dad covers Depeche Mode songs with his kids. Animals acting out scenes from Star Wars, the case of the missing ...

Afternoon Links of Awesomeness: Jan. 27, 2012
Originally Posted: 01/27/2012 - 4:53pm | Type: Blog

A huge collection of 90s pop classics set to the tune of one man's melodica, animals appearing everywhere -- in public libraries, photobombs, even to predict the superbowl, how to mount a hot pocket holde ...

Grace, Magic, and Hard Work
Originally Posted: 01/24/2012 - 2:22pm | Type: Blog

If animals are being abused in factory farms and the immigrants who work in those places are treated like animals, it makes it difficult to sit down to enjoy a feast much less mindlessly consume the cheap food ...

Links (and Videos) of Awesomeness: Monday, Dec. 19, 2011
Originally Posted: 12/19/2011 - 4:56pm | Type: Blog

Links (and Videos) of Awesomeness: Monday, Dec. 19, 2011 Flash mobs have been appearing quite often this year – in shopping malls, public transportation stations, occupy movements ...

Reflections on the Gulf Oil Spill and a Prayer for Lost Lives
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:35am | Type: Blog

Last year, I was deeply troubled by the <a href="http://blog.sojo.net/tag/gulf-coast/" target="_blank">Gulf Oil Spill</a>, having been born and raised on the Florida Gulf Coast. ...