Afternoon Links of Awesomeness: Jan. 30, 2012

By Joshua Witchger 01-30-2012

Hello 2012, Ferris Bueller is back in action with a Honda advertisement set to air during the Super Bowl. Matthew Broderick’s at his old game but in a whole new context: skipping work to drive a Honda CR-V.   

http://youtu.be/VhkDdayA4iA

First, Fox News calls The Muppets out for promoting a liberal agenda to young children, now Kermit and Miss Piggy respond with some slam of their own. HIYAH!

http://youtu.be/Y8YhED4IgQA

The GOP presidential race is receiving quite the attention from the news media… and now we see how President Obama has been reacting to the competition. [Huffington Post]

The nine spotted lady bug – New York’s official state insect – is thriving back to life after disappearing for quite some time. Renewal begins in the laboratory room. [USA Today]

Dad covers Depeche Mode songs with his kinds using homemade instruments, video cameras, and a little creativity. Check out their YouTube channel for more. [Daily Picks and Flicks]

http://youtu.be/BxQSEvHdyjQ

Who knew animals share our fascination with Star Wars? See eleven pictures of animals that wishing they were on the big screen. [Buzz Feed]

Plants for the PLANET is an environmental mission, but also produces some pretty neat looking promotional art. These cut leaf designs show the plants unique ability to absorb C02. [Inspire Me Now]

Enjoy the rest of your Monday with a few of Sojo’s own, soothing the soul with “Just a Closer Walk With Thee.”

http://youtu.be/N_axdzDmqrc

Joshua Witchger is an online assistant for Sojourners. Follow him at Hail fellow well met.

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