Friday 5 July 2013

Friday Link Dump: Zombies, Captain Planet and Pugs

-10 books every zombie fan should read, apparently. (Lit Reactor)

-How reading makes us more human. (The Atlantic)

-What everyone needs to know about YA. (Book Riot)

-I want these Parks and Recreation versions of children's books to be a real thing. Now. (Flavorwire)

-Having trouble remembering the last book in a series and can't be bothered to reread? Recaptains to the rescue! (Blogspot)

-This insight into an old-school sex manual made me giggle like a 12-year-old in sex ed. (Jezebel)

-BuzzFeed compiled the upcoming book adaptations - so much YA! (BuzzFeed)

-These behind-the-scenes movie photos are kinda mind-blowing. (Imgur)

-The Oatmeal explores the similarities between the World War Z movie and book. (The Oatmeal)

-Some options for Google Reader replacements. Still don't know which way I'm going to go. Eek! (GigaOM)

-By your powers combined... Captain Planet is going to be a movie! (Junkee)

-This comic series takes a look at what websites would look like as people. Fun! (Tumblr)

-Hollywood is notorious for casting pretty old (and by "old" I mean my age) people to play teens. Here is what they looked like when they were actually teens, contrasted with the teens they're playing. (Tumblr)

-I am way too excited about watching G.B.F. (YouTube)

-And way too entertained by Exploding Actresses. (Tumblr)

-This is what it might have looked like if John Lennon had auditioned for The Voice. (YouTube)

-Poncho the Pug is my new favourite internet animal. (BuzzFeed)

-Toy Stories is a photo series by Gabriele Galimberti that explores the toy collections of children around the world. It's incredibly moving and fascinating. (Gabriele Galimberti)

-Australian politics have been a bit cray lately. At least it provided great meme fodder. (Pedestrian)

-Expectaions vs reality of the real world. Accurate post is accurate. (BuzzFeed)

-Suspect your friends on Instagram are faking their #nofilter photos? Now you can catch them out. (Filter Fakers)

-On a serious note, here is what you can do to influence companies to use ethical manufacturing. I find the idea that boycotting is not actually a good thing very interesting. (Junkee)

-Wendy Davis is my new hero. And I really want these nail decals. They're just so exxy. Sigh. (Etsy)

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