Monday, March 12, 2012

Spring THIS Forward, Monday!


Good morning Spring Forwarders!  I trust you had a lovely weekend.  Try not to work too hard today - a study at the University of Alabama-Birmingham has shown a ten percent jump in heart attacks on the Monday after Daylight Saving time begins.  Relax with the links, perhaps?

Since we're all bright-eyed and bushy-tailed this fine Monday morning, let's take a time out from the cheer to read up on the history of Daylight Saving Time.  (Live Science)

This list of 25 Fictional Restaurants We Want To Eat At has me hungry and thirsty, though I wouldn't drink the water at Fratelli's if I were you.  (Complex)

If you're anything like me, you've spent some time attempting to stretch your mind enough to even begin to imagine the scale of our universe.  This interactive scale may help put things into perspective for us.  (NASA)

And, continuing our journey through space, it looks like Venus and Jupiter will be providing a bit of a show this week.  (CBBC Newsround)

Here are a few geeky words to spice up your next Words With Friends matchup.  (Wired)

This Pill Bottle Survival Kit is small enough to fit in your handbag, but holds necessities like matches and tools to treat an injury.  It's just a great idea, y'all.  (Instructables)

Are The Avengers adorable? Not unless you plop them down in the middle of Pooh Corner.  (Rampaged Reality)

Do you dream of hacking and slashing your way through the Zombie Apocalypse?  Well, wake up, Buttercup, because Zombie Bootcamp is here.  (Vagabondish)

What's hanging in YOUR cubicle?  (Freakonomics)

Do you play Draw Something?  Why not?  Everyone else is doing it (seriously)!  (Business Insider)

Speaking of art, here are Twenty Amazing Modern Illustrated Movie Posters.  (Flavorwire)

In case you were wondering, here are Five Surefire Ways to Kill Your Marriage.  Just in case.  (Dumb Little Man)

Honestly, do men even look at our shoes long enough to form an opinion on what they say about us as people?  Come on.  (Glamour)

March Madness is upon us, folks, and I'm effing excited as all get out.  I love this time of year.  (GQ)

I'm a little embarrassed that I actually laughed at this ridiculous video, so I'm showing it to you, on the off chance that you'll laugh too, and my shame with therefore diminish slightly.  Very slightly.

And finally, a little nostalgia for you - William Lichter's "Paradise City."  Enjoy your day!

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