Wacky Web Week

So that’s why they’re called flip-flops!

Summer is here! But you may want to think twice before jumping into your favorite pair of sandals. Check out this hilarious clip of a friendly prank gone terribly, well… right!

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Even Death Stars can’t find good kitchen help

If you’ve already seen it — it’s been viewed more than 4 million times on YouTube — it’s worth watching again: Eddie Izzard’s take on Darth Vader trying to grab a bite for lunch qualifies as a true YouTube classic.

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A suit you can recycle for spare change

Most people return their used cans to the recycle center for pocket change. This guy uses them to enhance his wardrobe.

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The only thing I think about more often than beer

First impressions are always important. It’s easy to be judged based on the brand of your shoes, the style of your clothes, or the scent of your cologne. According to this video, men now have one more thing to be judged on.

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These chocolate eggs are definitely on a roll

Who doesn’t love a Cadbury Creme Egg? With their rich, chocolate shells and their caramel centers, they are a true seasonal classic.

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‘Hi, I’m popping corn — can I call you back?’

Microwaves have long been the standard appliance for popping popcorn. But what if you want to avoid those harmful rays that supposedly shrink your head if you stand too close? Or you may be somewhere with no access to a microwave and absolutely need your popcorn fix right this minute.

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You want me to spell what?

As exciting television goes, spelling bees aren’t more than a notch or two above watching Congressional debates on CSPAN. They may lack the grimaces of mixed-martial-arts contestants, but in recent years the pre-teen contestants of the Scripps National Spelling Bee have supplied some high-level drama — and hilarious bloopers.

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A numbers game set to a catchy tune

Math. For some, it’s nothing but numbers and endless frustration. For others, it’s a universal language. And for a few gifted individuals, math is a reason to sing.

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Mobile phones have come a long, long way

Who hasn’t rummaged through their pants pocket or purse looking for their ultra-sleek, super-tiny cell phone and longed for a return to the days when using a mobile phone meant lugging around a 2-pound battery pack and holding a brick to your face?

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Windows rocks! The OS plays a Who classic

The next time someone tells you Windows is no fun, point them to this video of the OS’s version of a classic by one of the greatest rock bands of all times.

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