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Fun Friday: Firefly Reunion, a Rescued Raccoon, and Light Sabers for Everyone!

Friday, July 13, 2012

Let’s start off with some of the best news I’ve heard all week . . .

(video will open in a new window–and sorry about the ad you have to watch first)

Olympic Uniforms for the 2012 Opening Ceremonies
The 2012 Summer Olympics start in two weeks. Are you a fan of what your country’s team will be wearing to march in the opening ceremony?

Team Jamaica by Puma

Harbor the Rescued Raccoon


25 Stranger-than-Fiction Real-Life Names
You think you’ve heard some weird/unusual names? Check these out!

And now, for the Daily Asgardian News . . .
Click through for the *full* report!


Celebrities Bashed Each Other Publicly LONG Before Twitter Warfare
The phenomenon of celebrities bashing each other publicly isn’t an invention of the twenty-first century—or even the twentieth century. Here’s a list of “The 30 Harshest Author-on-Author Insults in History.” Which is your favorite?

Light Sabers for Everyone!

Click here to see even more iconic sword fights turned into light-saber duels.

What fun stuff have you seen around the web this week?

  1. Friday, July 13, 2012 7:48 am

    Mark Twain’s comment on Jane Austen… Oh my gosh… that did make me laugh right out loud. Too funny. I’ve seen nothing around the web this week but stuff for school. Doubt anyone is interested in online lesson planning?


  2. Ruth permalink
    Friday, July 13, 2012 8:13 am

    The Firefly thing…I seriously got all excited for a second, but it is just a film of the Comic-Con panel, huh?


  3. Friday, July 13, 2012 2:02 pm

    Firefly thing: YES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! No matter what it is, YES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


  4. Saturday, July 14, 2012 7:49 am

    The kids heard the light sabers and RAN down here to see what I was watching. Love it! 🙂 Off to read the author comments now.


  5. jolanthe permalink
    Saturday, July 14, 2012 7:59 am

    And I love the tit-for-tat between Faulkner and Hemingway. The comment from Twain about Austen is hilarious.


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