Afternoon Links of Awesomeness: July 26, 2012

By Joshua Witchger 07-26-2012

Highlights from the 2012 Euro tournament have been animated entirely with string. Be sure to watch on YouTube to see the info on the six matches that are recreated. [via GOOD]

The Onion’s morning show features a story on a new ad campaign from Applebees, in which hipsters visit the restaurant for the sake of irony. [Laughing Squid]  

Recently, word got out that Bob Dylan’s upcoming record will feature a 14-minute song about the Titanic. So funny man Tim Heidecker penned his own a 15-minute song on the Titanic, in an attempt to beat the master to it. Take a listen for yourself, his Dylan impression is spot on. [via Paste]   

Eagle Scouts across the country are sending their hard earned medals back to Boy Scout Headquarters in Irving, Texas because of the groups’ recent reaffirmation to ban openly gay members. [Boing Boing]

Pizza Brain – the world’s first pizza restaurant and museum. Listen to an interview with Brian Dwyer, the world record holder for the largest collection of pizza memorabilia. [NPR]

Wilco powers-up a big performance of “Art of Almost” on Late Night. Follow the link to watch them a bonus web song. [The Daily Wilco]

Joshua Witchger is an online assistant at Sojourners.

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