Sunday Summary – August 31st, 2014

So did you miss anything this week? Here’s a look back on the articles we posted this week . . .   Monday, August 25th, we revealed the greatest hoax of the 19th century with the Bat People of the Moon, continued the Doctor Who Cosplay Contest with Gary Barclay’s 8th Doctor, and added Capitol Steam of Lansing, […]

Last Day to Enter the Time Travelers’ Ball Drawing!

The Time Travelers’ Ball is now three weeks away and THIS is the LAST day to enter our amazing drawing . . . the chance to for you to win a photo op stepping out of the T.A.R.D.I.S. at the Ball with the actual Eighth Doctor . . . Paul McGann! To enter the drawing is simple, just buy your […]

“Doctor Who” Contest – Julie Barman

  Today we feature our latest entry for the Who North America Doctor Who Cosplay Contest from Julie Barman of Daly City, California, presenting her Madame Vastra. It started on a whim. There’s an annual Dickens Christmas Faire in my area that is meant to recreate Victorian London. It’s not unusual for Doctors to attend, and I was amused by the thought […]

This Day in History – August 31st, 1897

On August 31st, 1897, Thomas Edison patented the Kinetograph (a motion picture camera). Most of this work was performed by Edison’s assistant, William Kennedy Laurie Dickson, beginning in 1888. Motion pictures became a successful entertainment industry in less than a decade, with single-viewer Kinetoscopes giving way to films projected for mass audiences. The Edison Manufacturing Co. […]

DragonCon – Friday

Friday . . . the crowd definitely grew bigger. Shoulder room only in some places. Waited in a line to see Sir Patrick Stewart . . . a line that stretched around the Marriott hotel and literally went around the block and back on itself! After an hour of waiting we were told that the […]

Only ONE More Day Left . . .

The Time Travelers’ Ball is now three weeks away and there’s only ONE more day after today left to enter our amazing drawing . . . the chance to for you to win a photo op stepping out of the T.A.R.D.I.S. at the Ball with the actual Eighth Doctor . . . Paul McGann!   To enter the drawing is simple, […]

“Doctor Who” Contest – Betty Lickman

  Today we feature our latest entry for the Who North America Doctor Who Cosplay Contest from Betty Lickman of Westerville, Ohio presenting her Weeping Angel. The weeping angels are some of the scariest and most fun monsters to play. I have a blast standing still until someone gets close. Many times, people don’t realize I’m not a statue. And then I […]

This Day in History – August 30th, 1918

The Russian Revolution of 1917 was not welcomed by all the people of Russia. In the year that followed there was essentially civil war still in progress, and on this day in 1918 one of the causalities was almost Soviet leader Vladimir Lenin himself. After speaking at a factory in Moscow he was shot twice by Fanya Kaplan, a […]

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