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Silver Bat’leth Necklace

Sure, it looks cool, but any Klingon knows your bat’leth necklace better be bigger than that if you plan to obtain glory through battle. Link Via Fashionably Geek

Why Do We Say "The Butler Did It"?

Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website. The all-too-common phrase “the butler did it” is commonly attributed to Mary Roberts Rinehart (1876-1958). Mary was a very popular writer who authored over 50 books, many of which became best-sellers. Known as “the American Agatha Christie,” Mary [...]

The Cutest Crossover I’ve Seen In A While

Batgirl and Sailor Moon make a surprisingly good combination in this Sailor Bat image by Corey Lewis . Link Via io9

The Customer Service Department Will Avenge This Offense against Its Honor

A fool and his head are soon parted. And only a fool buys a bat’leth from the back of a Ferengi freighter with the impulse engine idling. This Klingon warrior should have known that today was not a good day to buy. Link -via reddit

10 Weird and Cool Bats

While a lot of people think all bats are creepy, I personally find them cute overall. That being said, these 10 bats still rank pretty low on the cute scale. Take, for example, the hammer-headed bat above: Maybe “Moose-headed Bat” would be a better name but we’ve been warned never to insult moose… mooses… meece, whatever. [...]

Tube-Lipped Nectar Bat

[YouTube Clip] Meet the Tube-lipped nectar bat. The cute little bat has the longest tongue relative to body size – if you had a tongue as long as this guy, your tongue would stick out 9 feet. National Geographic’s Untamed Americas (which premieres this Sunday, June 10 at 9pm ET/PT on the National Geographic Channel) has the [...]

Honduran White Bats

Take a cotton ball and add little yellow pig ears and snout. It might resemble a Honduran White Bat, but still still wouldn’t be as cute! These bats are about two inches long and snuggle up in groups under large leaves in the forest. See more photographs at Baby Animal Zoo. Link -via Metafilter

Vampire Parasite in Amber

A 20-million-year-old bat fly was discovered in a mine in the Dominican Republic, the first fossilized fly of its type ever found. Its descendants are still around, sucking blood from modern bats, but scientists did not know how far back these parasites existed. But what’s even more enlightening is that this fly carried an ancient [...]

The Late Movies: Songs About Three in Honor of the 333rd Day of the Year

Today is the 333rd day of the year! Here are six—that’s three times two for those without a calculator—songs with the number three in the title. Two Out of Three Ain’t Bad This Meatloaf song was on his 1977 album Bat out of Hell, written by Jim Steinman. Steinman wrote this song after being instructed to write [...]