Viking mythology An introduction to the main gods and places in Norse mythology. More extended information can be found atWikipedia and here. Odin The 50 Scariest Books of All Time The air is getting crisper, the nights are getting longer, and All Hallow’s Eve draws near. You know what that means: it’s time to curl up with a book guaranteed to give you the shivers — or at least make you check the locks twice. Here, for your horrifying pleasure, are 50 of the scariest books ever written in the English language, whether horror, nonfiction, or speculative futures you never want to see. One caveat: the list is limited to one book per author, so Stephen King fans will have to expand their horizons a little bit. Check out 50 books that will keep you up all night after the jump, and add any other scary favorites to the list in the comments. IT, Stephen King
Logic Puzzles Bulbs This is one of my favorite free printable logic puzzles with a real life solution. There are three switches downstairs. Each corresponds to one of the three light bulbs in the attic. You can turn the switches on and off and leave them in any position. How would you identify which switch corresponds to which light bulb, if you are only allowed one trip upstairs? 9 DIY Ways to Painlessly Remove Splinters from Your Skin Removing a stubborn splinter from your finger or foot is never fun, especially if it involves digging into your skin with a needle or tweezers. But if you use common household or food items around the house, you can actually remove splinters from your skin very easily and quite painlessly. So the next time you have a nasty run-in with old wooden furniture or your backyard fence, simply use a drop of Elmer's glue or a piece of duct tape to painlessly remove the splinter. Or use banana peels, egg shells, potato slices, or bread and milk.
This Is What Happens When You Mix Soap, Oil & Ink Together Whilst you use ink in your stationary, oil for your bike and soap to wash yourself everyday, its rare that all three liquids come into contact with one another. What would happen if they did? Would blending ink, soap and oil produce something similar? Or would they just cancel each other out into a soapy sludge? 25 Killer Websites that Make You Cleverer It’s easy to forget that we have access to a virtually limitless resource of information, i.e. the Internet. For a lot of us, this is even true at our fingertips, thanks to the ubiquity of smartphones and an ever-increasing push for online greatness by tech engineers all over the world. As a result, there are countless websites out there that are geared to make you smarter and more brilliant for either a low or no cost. Here are just 25 killer websites that may just make you more clever than ever before. 1. Duolingo
Top 20 Films that make you cry - Cultoid Any list of the best films that make you cry, especially one written by a man, is usually prefaced by some kind of guilty pleasure explanation; a get-out-clause that states “I’m not usually a crier, but these films…whoa!”. But not so for me. I am a massive crier. I cry at the slightest hint of emotion in film or TV. So much so that I even cried in Dumb and Dumber when Lloyd has been driving in the wrong direction for hours, and he and Harry have a roadside argument – Harry berates Lloyd for being an idiot and Lloyd shouts back with tears in his eyes “I’m sorry MR PERFECT! I forgot you never made a mistake”, following which they go their separate ways and the Crash Test Dummies’ Mmm Mmm Mmm Mmm kicks in.
How to Write a Melody For Any Lyric Got a lyric that needs to be set to music? Here’s a simple way to get started. Fortunately for we songwriters, all language contains hints of melody that a sensitive ear can uncover. Every time you say even so much as “hello” to another person, you’re actually singing to them. And every time you listen, you’re being sung to.