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Edward Scissorhands Plush

Edward Scissorhands Plush – $11.95 Don’t be shy. Come over here and check out the very adorable Edward Scissorhands Plush from the NeatoShop. Despite his appearance he is actually perfect for cuddling up with on cold snowy nights.  Be sure to check out the NeatoShop for more fantastic Plush Toys.  Link

Jump Man

(YouTube link) Mike took a picture of himself every day for five years to bring you this awesome video of his changing appearance. Somehow I get the feeling this involved way more pictures than we’ll ever see. -via The Daily What

What Is a Blue Moon, and How Rare Is It?

Stockbyte/John Foxx Before Curiosity landed on Mars, the main topic of discussion among amateur astronomers was the blue Moon that is scheduled to make an appearance on August 31. The widely accepted definition of a blue Moon is a full Moon that appears twice within a calendar month. But that description is actually based on an [...]

The Bat Symbol’s Evolution

Meanwhile, at the Bat Cave, the Bat Symbol has been changing. Since its first appearance in 1941, designers have tweaked the icon emblazoned on Batman’s chest and appearing on various Batphernalia, adapting it for each new iteration of the Batman story. In this video, you can watch the Bat Symbol morph through many [...]

The Tale of Peter Rabbit

The first appearance of the character Peter Rabbit was not in a book, but in a letter! A wonderfully illustrated hand-written letter that survives to this day. In September of 1893, at 26 years of age, Beatrix Potter sent the following illustrated letter to Noel, the five-year-old son of her friend and former governess, Annie Moore. [...]

Simpsons Meal Cake

No, it’s not a healthy, balanced meal — although it certainly gives the appearance of one. This is a birthday cake from Paul’s Creative Cakes to remind some lucky dad that he’s showing his age. Link -via That’s Nerdalicious! | Baker’s Website

Breaking the Speed of Light

(YouTube link) One-Minute Physics explains how to break the speed of light by pointing a laser at the moon. I think this boils down to appearance vs. reality, but I may be mistaken. Anyway, it sounds fun to try! -via The Daily What Geek

Woman ages 50 years in a few days

A 23-year-old Vietnamese woman developed the appearance of a 73-year-old in a matter of days. Now 26, Nguyen Thi Phuong had been an otherwise healthy …

Tron Guy Duck Tape Stop Motion

The “Tron Guy” is back in a new video utilizing multicolored rolls of duck tape to recreate the iconic light cycle scene from the film. Watch the video at the link to see if a stop motion duck tape – creepy “younger” version of Jeff Bridges makes an appearance. Link

Coming to You Live from the D23 Expo!

You guys may have noticed that I have written a few Disney posts in the past, so it may not be too surprising that I’m headed to the D23 Expo in Anaheim this weekend. D23, in case you’re not a diehard, is the Disney-sanctioned fan community. D = Disney and 23 = 1923, the year [...]