Tom Corbett, Space Cadet
The science of the Tom Corbett universe was, in hindsight, wrong in many places. Mars was portrayed a desert, Venus was a steaming jungle, and the asteroid belt was a haunt of space pirates. Link
He never appears in public without his skull sceptre. He was accused of sexually assaulting women on subway platforms, but was later exonerated because he was incarcerated at the time of the incidents. Link
During the Napoleonic occupation of Italy, commedia dell’arte was outlawed.[by whom?][why?] Link (thanks, Emily!)
Pictorial push pull signs for doors
Pictorial push pull signs for doors are intended to avoid confusion. In English the words PUSH and PULL are both four letters long and contain the same first two letters. For people in a hurry it is easy to confuse. For people with Dyslexia the chances of error are even higher. Link (Thanks, Jonathan)
TTFN is frequently used in The New Adventures of Winnie the Pooh by Tigger, often followed by a “hoo hoo hoo hoo!” as he bounces away on his tail made out of springs. Tigger’s profound over-usage of the colloquialism ushered in a new era of TTFN users, primarily young U.S. adults who watched Disney Channel as children. Link
It is also commonly used to make a variety of salads, most notably fruit salad. Link
Butterballs (South Park)
Kyle then gravely warns Stan, “Just be careful you don’t end up naked and jacking it in San Diego,” a reference to the “Kony 2012” video director Jason Russell, who was actually found jacking it on the streets of San Diego some weeks after his video went viral. Link
Cabbage Soup Diet
It has also been noted that flatulence is a common side effect of the diet. Link
I'm with Stupid
I’m with Stupid is a jovial insult, best known as a popular slogan for novelty T-shirts. Link
Get My Drink On
The song describes a narrator whose lover has left him, so he decides to “get [his] drink on” (i. e., consume alcohol until he is intoxicated). Link
Sex on airplane
Many individuals have sex while on board an aircraft in flight. The term Mile High Club (or MHC) is a slangterm applied collectively to these individuals. There is no known formally constituted club so named. However, since “membership” of the “club” is really a matter of an individual asserting they have qualified, the qualifications for membership are...
This article is about the process of coloring using dyes. For dying and the end of life, see death. Link (thanks, Rob)
Jeremy was big on concern of Autumn comprising armpit hair, which is an infrequent detail. Link
Spellbinder 2: Land of the Dragon Lord
The DVD set was made available on Friday 4 May 2007, and contains the entire series over 4 discs. You could also watch it in youtube. Link
Personal life In 2005, she maintained a blog on the National Hockey League website, though she did not post for most of the season. Link (Via Reddit)
The Open University has been featured in many film and television programmes. The plot of Educating Rita surrounds the working class character aiming to “improve” herself by studying English literature. She attends private tutorials run by alcoholic lecturer Frank. The teaching methods are not an accurate portrayal of contemporary teaching at the OU. Link (Thanks, Sam)
‘Anti’-Risk A number of games aim at peace and disarming instead of world domination. For example, in Glasnost The Game the winner is the player who manages to achieve complete disarming of all his or her territories. Nevertheless, the goal can be achieved only after the player succeeds to conquer almost all territories. Link (Thanks, Sam)
USS Enterprise (NCC-1701)
While watering flowers outside the school one day in 1903, [Grace Goodhue] happened to look up at the open window of Robert N. Weir’s boardinghouse and caught a glimpse of Calvin Coolidge shaving in front of a mirror with nothing on but long underwear and a hat. She burst out laughing at the sight; he heard the noise and turned to look at her. It was their first meeting. After a more formal...
Kung Pow! Enter the Fist
At the end of the movie, a film trailer made up of deleted scenes appears, advertising the fictitious Kung Pow 2! Tongue of Fury. It is greatly looked forward too and hopefully will be made. Link
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Deep Thought Regarding the name, Douglas Adams was quoted as saying ”The name is a very obvious joke”.[clarification needed] Link
Thanatos was regarded[by whom?] as merciless and indiscriminate, hated by—and hateful towards—mortals and the deathless gods. Link (thanks, Emily!)
He announced on February 22, 2010 that, suffering another episode of social anxiety disorder, he would not be reporting to Rangers spring training. On February 25, the Rangers voided Greene’s contract. Other interests Greene writes hip-hop lyrics in his spare time and adds them to music. He is an adherent of the Bahá’í Faith, and says his faith has helped his athletic...
Mudmen Locked out of his house, Andy is nude since the shower towel wrapped around him is taken off by Sooty. Dad sees Andy naked so he tells him to get the clothes. Andy can’t open the door after using a special lock on the door. Since both don’t have the key to get inside, the two ponder on what to do to get clothes. Knowing Jen and Mum [Mom] are in Mildura to visit their Aunt, Andy...
A prime purpose of a citation is intellectual honesty Link
Bedrock (The Flintstones)
As of 1977, Jackson, Mississippi was a possible site for a Flintstone Fun Park; it’s believed that this was never built. Link (Thanks, ragdoll!)
Mikey Jukebox’s self-titled debut record is due out in the fall of 2010. One thing’s for sure, you won’t need a spoonful of sugar to get this album to go down. Link
Several performance artists have attempted to “contribute” to the piece by urinating in it. Though it was first seen as a bold statement, it is now seen as a stereotypical “extremest” response. Link
Tremors 3: Back to Perfection
In the epilogue, Nancy and Mindy sell the captive ass-blaster to a circus-group in Las Vegas, led by “Sigmund” and “Ray”—a reference to Siegfried & Roy. Link
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Amar’e Stoudemire was tattooed with a teardrop following the death of his older brother Hazell Jr. in a car accident. Stoudemire’s mother and brother Hazell Jr. have been in and out of prison. Hazell Jr. was a registered sex offender whose crimes include sexual and child abuse. Link (Thanks, ragdoll)
In a 2008 interview with Blender, Rapper Lil Wayne said of his four teardrop tattoos: “Lord, forgive me.” He did not say what he was asking forgiveness for. Link
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The band have used several cost-saving initiatives, including buying less batteries for their drum pedals, less guitar strings and have also stated that they have restricted themselves to two strippers each per show. Link (Thanks, katherinestasaph)
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He has done much voice work in video games, such as being the voice of Knuckles the Echidna in Sonic Adventure, and prior to that, Lead Phoenix in Burning Rangers. After Sonic Adventure, he was no longer able to continue voicing Knuckles for undisclosed reasons. He was replaced by Ryan Drummond in Sonic Shuffle, and later on by Scott Dreier, until he got replaced by Dan Green (who did the voice of...
Bart said the line not always in positive surprise, but in negative/general surprise as well. For example, in the episode Selma’s Choice, Bart, Lisa, and their Aunt Selma approach a very popular ride at Duff Gardens. Once seeing the exceptionally long line for said ride, Bart exclaims, “Ay, Caramba!”, obviously not conveying any positive sentiment. Link
The Scientist (song)
The song was also featured on the band’s 2003 live album Live 2003. Link (Thanks, focaultvsthemoonmen)
It was said at his funeral that he was a good man. Link
Irish Car Bomb
The drink is popular in the United States, but virtually unknown in Ireland, and ordering it there is likely to cause confusion or offense; very possibly serious offense. Link
The Batusi is performed by making a horizontal V-sign with one’s index and middle fingers of both hands, and drawing them across in front of the eyes, one hand at a time, with the eyes roughly between the fingers. This is performed in time with the music, and is improved upon by continuing to dance with the lower half of the body, simultaneously. Link
Me and Julio Down by the Schoolyard
Lyrical subject The song is about two boys who have broken a law, although the exact law that has been broken is not stated in the song and has become a matter of some debate. When “the mama pajama” finds out what they have done, she goes to the police station to report the crime. The boys are later arrested, but released when a radical priest intervenes. The protagonist of the song...
Narcolepsy is a chronic sleep disorder, or dyssomnia, characterized by excessive sleepiness and sleep attacks at inappropriate times, such as while at work. Link
The Library of Babel
In any case, it is clear that a library containing all possible books, arranged at random, is equivalent (as a source of information) to a library containing zero books. Link
If a living creature is disemboweled, it is invariably fatal without medical attention. Link
Here I Go Again
The music video for the song was directed by Marty Callner, who directed most of Whitesnake’s videos in the 1980s. It became memorable due to actress Tawny Kitaen’s appearance wearing white lingerie. In the video she is seen prancing on the hood of Whitesnake lead singerDavid Coverdale’s Jaguar XJ and massaging him while he is trying in vain to concentrate on driving. Link
Curse of Bigfoot
A college Biology class receives a visitor, who is a good friend of their teacher. He tells them of an encounter that he and their teacher had 20 years before while searching for Indian artifacts in the nearby mountains. They find a mummuified corpse in a cave that resembles a rough-hewn statue. The mummy is brought back to their lodge and breaks out of its wrappings. It goes on a short rampage in...
Pinky and the Brain
In the 2006 film Lady in the Water, Bryce Dallas Howard’s character is a sea creature that is called a narf. It is unsure whether the term was inspired by Pinky and the Brain or is a coincidence. Link
See also Novelty architecture Wall Drug has a dinosaur Link