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The Late Movies: Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde is a story by Robert Louis Stevenson, originally published in 1886. Dr. Jekyll developed a potion that turned him into an evil man named Mr. Hyde. It was inspired by the idea that even a good man has an evil side that must be suppressed. In the [...]

The Late Movies: Dr. Jeckyll and Mr. Hyde

Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde is a story by Robert Louis Stevenson, originally published in 1886. Dr. Jeckyll developed a potion that turned him into an evil man named Mr. Hyde. It was inspired by the idea that even a good man has an evil side that must suppressed. In the original [...]

The Quick 10: A Christmas Carol

It was 168 years ago this week that Tiny Tim and Ebeneezer Scrooge made their debut. In 1843, Charles Dickens’ Christmas classic was published in England. Despite the fact that it’s been around for ages, there are a few things you might not know about A Christmas Carol: 1. A Christmas Carol must hold some sort [...]

Neatorama Facts: Pirates of the Caribbean

Photo: Ack Ook [Flickr] Yo ho ho and 66 animatronic pirates! The Pirates of the Caribbean ride is one of my favorite Disneyland rides. And apparently, I’m not alone in this: over 300 million people have gone on the ride since it opened in 1967. But did they know that the ride was originally supposed [...]

13 Bizarre Stipulations in Wills

News outlets reported this week that legendary broadcaster Walter Cronkite never amended his will to include Joanna Simon, who had been his girlfriend for the last four years of his life. Cronkite’s daughter said the newsman never planned to leave Simon, a former opera singer and older sister of Carly Simon, any sort of inheritance, [...]