#COSPLAY

Alan Moore Clarifies, ‘I’m Not The Northampton Clown, But It Might Be My Fault’

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Alan Moore -- who wrote 'The Watchmen' when he wasn't busy being a Mall Santa / Rasputin impersonator -- goes on record about the Northampton Clown.

#COSPLAY

Meet The Northampton Clown, The Mystery Guy Who Cosplays Pennywise Around Town

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The Northhampton Clown has been dressing as Pennywise from Stephen King's 'IT' and just standing around random places, sometimes climbing into drains.

#Star Trek

Care To Watch A Star Trek Teleportation Prank At A British Shopping Mall?

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To promote the release of 'Star Trek Into Darkness', UK streaming service Blinkbox put together a Star Trek teleportation prank at a shopping center.

UK

Allons-y! There’s A Brilliant ‘Doctor Who’ Easter Egg On Google Streetview.

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Here are pictures of a funny 'Doctor Who' easter egg on Google Streetview at Earl's Court Road, London. And the reviews are exactly what we expected.

WALES

This Elaborate ‘Hobbit House’ Has To Be Demolished Because Nobody Got A Building Permit

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A Hobbit house in Pembrokeshire, Wales, is slated for destruction due to lack of permits.

#.lol

‘Extreme Amazing Super-Chess’ Is How Chess Was Meant To Be Played

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This parody video which imagines a fictional game of "New World New Chess" is like the chess version of Calvinball.

#Star Wars

Samuel Jackson's Purple Lightsaber From 'Star Wars' Has 'Bad Motherf#&ker' Engraved On It

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Samuel Jackson was reunited with a purple lightsaber from 'Star Wars' on 'The Graham Norton Show'.

#Twitter

The Daily Star Thinks Michael Jackson’s Daughter Paris Will Be The Next Doctor On ‘Doctor Who’

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A British tabloid reports Paris Jackson, 15-year-old daughter of Michael Jackson, will be the next Doctor on 'Doctor Who'. Oh, British press. Never change.

#gifs

‘Star Wars’ And ‘Doctor Who’ Fan Altercation Shockingly Blown Out Of Proportion By The Media

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Police were called after an argument between a 'Star Wars' fan and a 'Doctor Who' fan at a sci-fi convention in the UK. Here's what really happened.

UNIVERSAL PICTURES

‘Groundhog Day’ If It Were British And Starred Rachel McAdams? It’s ‘About Time’!

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In 'About Time', Domhnall Gleeson learns he's inherited the ability to time travel. He uses this power to woo Rachel McAdams because of course.

Zombies

Junkie Zombies Try Not To Relapse On Brains In BBC’s ‘In The Flesh’

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"Keep Calm And Avoid The Undead" in the first three videos about BBC Three series 'In The Flesh' about zombies being rehabilitated.

#Animals

This Adorably Fluffy Two-Legged Cat Is The Real-Life Hovercat

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A two-legged cat in England has learned how to run on two legs after beating cancer because cats don't abide by laws of physics.

#kickstarter

The Death Star Ain't Dead Yet: Open Source Death Star Has A Kickstarter

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The White House may have said no to the petition to build the 'Star Wars' death star, but a Kickstarter project hasn't given up yet.

UK

The First Music Video Made With Real-Time MRI Techniques Is Suitably Mind-Blowing

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Adam Powell directed the music video below for "Better Man Than He" by Sivu, and it's the first time real-time MRI has been used to make a music video.

UK

Alcohol Is The Solution In The Afternoon Links

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Today's afternoon links, featuring an Einstein lookalike, Chemistry Cat dispensing helpful advice for the weekend, and Kitten Kong.

#COSPLAY

News Programs In 1982 Didn't Understand Cosplay Any More Or Less Than They Do Now

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Long before we were calling it cosplay, sci-fi fans were attending conventions in costumes of their own making. The BBC covered the trend in 1982.

UK

Jokes About Sexism In Gaming Culture Sound Better In An English Accent

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The cheeky Brits at OXM made an amusing video about sexism in gaming culture.

UK

Colin Furze Is Back With The World’s Fastest Baby Pram, Because That Was Needed

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Colin Furze of Stamford, England, is looking to set another Guinness World Record this weekend for the world's fastest baby pram.

WEIRD NEWS

Advice That Should Have Been Obvious: Don’t Drink Liquid Nitrogen

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A teenager in England celebrating her 18th birthday found out the hard way that novelty drinks made with liquid nitrogen are not to be trusted.

#Star Wars

Morning Wake-Up Call: Ping Pong Ball Explosion And A Cat Singing Star Wars

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We couldn't decide which funny morning pick-me-up to show you, so you're getting both a ping pong ball explosion and a cat singing music from 'Star Wars'.


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