Proceed with caution because you will break your hands trying it the first time. Link, (Thanks Krepta)
Steven (Alice Cooper character)
These lines support the theory that it is in fact the young Steven – Steven’s childhood and innocence – that has died. So who is he telling to stop screaming (“I must be dreaming, please stop screaming”)? It could be Steven who is screaming, because he is grief-stricken that his childhood has died. And he is in fact, pleading with himself to stop screaming. Another interpretation of this could be...
Note: To forestall disputes among editors, religions and religious figures are excluded from inclusion in this category, although this may be disputed by some editors. Link (thanks, verticalfile)
Casper the Friendly Ghost
Because of the failed take-over bid by Walt Disney Studios of Harvey Comics in 1955, the Disney studio began a rumor that Casper was the first child experimented on, and subsequently killed by, Nazi doctor Josef Mengele. As history has shown, this rumor did not take hold, and quietly disappeared about three month after it was begun. Link (thanks, Alicia)
The high sugar content of apple cider and apple juice can lead to mild, but uncomfortable, amounts of diarrhea and/or constipation. Link
Wanker may be indicated by a one-handed gesture, usually to an audience out of hearing range. It is shown by curling the fingers of the hand into a loose fist and moving the hand back and forth to mime male masturbation, which is equivalent to saying, “[you are a] wanker”. Link
The Bizarre Adventures of Woodruff and the...
Woodruff’s inventory is accessed by clicking the right mouse button; clicking and dragging an inventory item onto a highlighted object will combine the two. However, if the items do not connect, Woodruff will openly mock you, a feature which some reviewers described as ‘annoying’. Link
Bangalla is a former British colony, but is today a democracy. The country’s first president is named Lamanda Luaga. Luaga is a doctor who was elected president after having fought an epidemic in the jungle. However, general Bababu seized control of the country and started to search for Luaga, the Phantom, however, brought him to Luaga who defeated him in a duel. General Bababu has, however...
Queen of Sheba
It is often referred to (sarcastically), when someone is pretending to be someone, to prove them wrong, they say “And I’m the Queen of Sheba.” then often smirk at their remark. Link
In 1984, Tankard signed to Noise Records after narrowly missing out on signing with Steamhammer during a gig where guitarist Andy Bulgaropulous made the mistake of wearing a blue sweatshirt with a deer on the front creating the wrong image and causing Steamhammer to retract their offer of a contract. Link
Prince William Frederick, Duke of Gloucester and...
The general estimate of his capacity is given by his nickname, “Silly Billy”; he was also called “Slice of Gloucester” and “Cheese”, a reference to Gloucester cheese. Link
Tables of vampire traits
Count Duckula. Attractiveness: Fetching Link (via BoingBoing)
John the Fearless
on November 23, 1407 Louis was brutally assassinated in the streets of Paris. He was attacked after mounting his horse by a party of men who literally amputated his arms so that he was defenseless. Link
Get What You Deserve had an arguably grotesque album cover (featuring a dead man shot and lying in his bed with a woman tied-up nearby) Link
Again another guitarist had to be found. The new choice, Strahli, did not stay very long with the band. He was arrested and imprisoned on drug-related matters and has since been difficult to locate, mostly because he’s homeless. Link
Sodom’s original line-up consisted of Tom Angelripper, Bloody Monster, and Aggressor… For the most part, Sodom was at first not taken seriously Link
Fairy Ointment is something you rub on your eyes to see fairies. Link
The gesture takes its name from the ‘five’ fingers and the raising of the hand ‘high’. Link
The drug has the effect of simulated reality (as shown in the films and series), and taps into “the matrix” hyperspace. Link
The master or mistress will teach the slave how to speak, act and think in a way that is pleasing to them. The slave, in return, gets pleasure from being able to make their master or mistress happy. Or, the slave gets a reward like food, a bed, etc. Link
“Hooters” is a euphemism for breasts in common parlance. Link (thanks to Jedzz for the tip)
Pete (Disney character)
Aliases: Percy P. Percival, Peter Pete Sr, Pete Bonfiglio, Bootleg Pete, Peg-Leg Pete, Louie the Leg, Big Pete, Bad Pete, Big Bad Pete, Black Pete, Mighty Pete, Dirty Pete, Pee Wee Pete, Pilot Pete, Pistol Pete, Sergent Pete, Captain Pete, King Pete, Emperor Pete, Lord Pete, Baron Pete, Count Pete, Petey, Mr. Sylvester Macaroni, Tiny Tom Link
Pete (Disney character)
He is an anthropomorphic cat/bear thing and is sometimes depicted with a peg leg Link
Image of the Beast (novel)
His investigation into the identity of the killers leads him into a world of apparent monsters who have a predilection for brutal and supernatural sex. The monsters including vampires, werewolfs, snake-women, other undefined shape-changers and his ex-wife. Link
There has been much debate over the actual size of a smurf. Animated references to their size are arguably fanciful - often referring to them as being “three apples high”. Realists who compare their size to their “mushroom” homes surrounded by towering blades of grass, choose to reference the smurfs to these indicators, believing that smurfs are between 2-5 cms....
Similarly, diaper lovers (DLs for short) are often associated with the adult babies (ABs). While there is some commonality, they are not identical. The majority of diaper lovers do not engage in any kind of babyish activities and only solely are interested in diapers. However, about four in ten diaper lovers also consider themselves adult babies, so they are sometimes collectively...
Many other couples remain popular among fanfiction writers, including Remus/Sirius, Harry/Draco, Draco/Hermione, Harry/Snape, Lily/James, Lily/Snape, Dumbledore/McGonagall, Draco/Ginny, Neville/Luna, Harry/Luna, Ron/Luna, Hermione/Snape, and, occasionally, ships as far-fetched as Voldemort/Cho, Harry/Giant Squid, and Pansy/Ron. Link
With Jane and Tom’s relationship in crisis, a heated argument between Daria and Tom led up to a kiss in Tom’s car. With Daria indecisive as to whether this relationship should be pursued further, Daria and Jane’s friendship was in tatters for the rest of the episode. In the made-for-TV movie “Is it Fall Yet?,” Daria decided to begin a relationship with Tom, and...
In season 4, after Ryan and Taylor are in a dream after the two of them fall off the roof, Taylor tells Ryan that Marissa is alive because in this world, everything is the opposite. Ryan rushes to the airport to meet up with Marissa is coming in from Berkeley and thinks he sees her, but he is stunned to see it’s Kaitlin. Kaitlin tells him that Marissa died 3 years ago in Tijuana after ODing....
Mickey acquires an ostrich and has to use it to win a race to pay off bills it has run up. In the race is Goofy with a cart which has panels in with an extendable boxing glove to hit people trying to pass and other surprises. Donald Duck is driving a horse drawn bath of water with sprayers. There is an Alaskan sledge with dogs, a vulture with a basket beneath it with a bear pilot, a cart...
Rockin' the Suburbs (song)
During this part of the video, Folds does suburban things such as jumping in pools and flipping burgers. Link
The word Zubaz came to mean “in your face” among sports fans and athletes. Link
He is known as “The Voice of the Chesapeake, and also referred to as “the Chesapeake Thoreau” because he shares the same birth date with Walden Pond’s Henry David Thoreau. Link
Wishing to marry, but unable to support a family on the wages of a private secretary, Arnold sought the position of, and was appointed, in April 1851, one of Her Majesty’s Inspector of Schools. Two months later, he married Frances Lucy, daughter of Sir William Wightman, Justice of the Queen’s Bench. Arnold slept with her day and night for eleven days and had six children. Link; thanks...
One theory for the term “fan”, for one who supports a sports team or any public figure, is that it is likewise derived from this use of “fancy”. Other theories exist, however, including the idea that fan is short for fanatic. Consider too, the expression, “Well, fancy that.” Link
There is a seemingly permanent controversy over the basic purpose of the chicken coop. Link
During the rest of the year, Phil lives in the town library with his “wife” Phyllis. Link