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November 11th, 2016 by Cobwebs

Bats Do Not Make Good Pets – They’re adorable, but should be admired from afar.

A Study in Scarlet Women – The first in what appears to be a planned series of “feminist Sherlock Holmes” novels.

Ranking Pumpkin Beers – Draft Magazine tasted, reviewed and ranked 86 different pumpkin beers. That’s…that’s a lot of pumpkin beer.

I Am the Pretty Thing That Lives in the House – Review of a new thriller involving a young caregiver in a possibly-haunted house. The character of her elderly employer is based on novelist Shirley Jackson. (via Beans)

A Book by its Cover – Interesting look at the practice of binding books in human skin.

The Ghost Hunter’s Guide to Buying a Real Haunted House – An (apparently) serious guide to buying a “real” haunted house.

5 Real-Life Creatures That Could Inspire Science Fiction – An affectionate look at some of the weird creatures who…walk among us (dun dun dun!).

Nightmare Fuel – Roundup of “21 horrifying moments from children’s entertainment.”

Twins in a Bathroom – This is a great, harmless prank if you have a twin lying around handy.

Dark AF Makeup Products to Match Your Soul – Roundup of some attractive colors. (via Burning Prairie)

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  1. Devries Says:

    I know that Alien was inspired by a combination of Pepsis Wasp and the common Ant and Predators were based on scorpions, Well’s Martians were land dwelling Octopi, so it’s easy to see many “Alien” races were based on common critters.

  2. Mim Says:

    Why would anyone want a real haunted house?!

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