The Common Good

Afternoon Links of Awesomeness: June 18, 2012

A flock of 5,000 ducks halt traffic in Zhejiang, China as they cross the road in what may be the largest duck flash mob ever. [MSNBC]

Spotify generates $0.003 per song played, which may not sound like much, but it's giving some independent artists some extra cash to keep at it. [Vice]

Pictographic rock band posters draw from musical history and lyrics to make some pretty dazzling posters. Take a look at some from The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, David Bowie and more. [Laughing Squid]

Jack McBrayer finds himself working at Chicago’s famous Weiner’s Circle, a hot dog stop where the employees are intentionally rude to customers. And he gets a little help dissing from a dog. [Huffington Post]

Last weekend, San Diego hosted its 7th annual dog surfing tournament. And it was quite the event, three world records and plenty of adorable pictures. Take a look here for the full round-up. [Laughing Squid]

Joshua Witchger is an online assistant at Sojourners.

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