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wtf fun fact: 33 WTF fun fact dump # 41
wtf fun fact: 33 WTF fun fact dump # 41

33 WTF fun fact dump # 41

wtf fun fact: 4G 19:47 nonomella-deactivated20171016 Coraline is a masterfully made film, an amazing piece of art that i would never ever ever show to a child oh my god are you kidding me cthullhu Nothing wrong with a good dose of sheer terror at a young age whatthecurtains "It was a story, I learned when people began to read it, that children experienced as an adventure, but which gave adults nightmares. It's the strangest book I've written" Neil Gaiman on Coraline greenbryn @nightlovechild lierdumoa This is a legit psychology phenomenon tho like theres a stop motion version of Alice and Wonderland that adults find viscerally horrifying, but children think is nbd It's like in that toy story period of development kids are It's like in that 'toy story' period of development kids are all kind of high key convinced that their stuffed animals lead secret lives when they're not looking and that they're sleeping on top of a child-eating monster every night so they see a movie like Coraline and are just like "Ah, yes. A validation of my normal everyday worldview Same thing happened to me last Tuesday night. I told mommy and she just smiled and nodded redgrieve Stephen King had this whole spiel i found really interesting about this phenomenon about how kids have like their own culture and their own literally a different way of viewing and interpreting the world with its own rules that's like secret and removed from adult culture and that you just kinda forget ever existed as you grow up it's apparently why he writes about kids so much 12drakon An open-ended puzzle often gives parents math anxiety while their kids just happily play with it, explore, and learn. I've seen it so many times in math circles. We warn folks about it gokuma Neil Gaiman also said that the difference in reactions Neil Gaiman also said that the difference in reactions stems from the fact in "Coraline" adults see a child in danger - while children see themselves facing danger and winning rosymamacita i never saw so much push back from adults towards YA literature as when middle aged women started reading The Hunger Games. They were horrified that kids would be given such harsh stories, and I kept trying to point out the NECESSITY of confronting these hard issues in a safe fictional environment. jewishdragon Also, in an interview, he said that Coraline was partially based on a story his not yet 6 year old daughter would tell him SAGAL: No. I mean, for example, your incredibly successful young adult novel "Coraline" is about a young girl in house in which there's a hole in the wall that leads to a very mysterious and very evil world. So when you were a kid, is that what you imagined? GAIMAN: When I was a kid, we actually lived in a house that had been divided in two at one point, which meant that one room in our house opened up onto a brick wall And I was convinced all I had to do was just open it the 4G 19:47 And I was convinced all I had to do was just open it the right way and it wouldn't be a brick wall. So l'd sidle over to the door and l'd pull it open SOUNDBITE OF LAUGHTER) SAGAL: Right GAIMAN: And it was always a brick wal SAGAL: Right GAIMAN: But it was one of those things that as I grew older, I carried it with me and I thought, I want to send somebody through that door. And when I came to write a story for my daughter Holly, at the time she was a 4 or 5-year-old girl. She'd come home from nursery. She'd seen me writing all day. So she'd come and climb on my ap and dictate stories to me. And it'd always be about small giris named Holl SAGAL: Right GAIMAN: Who would come home to normally find their mother had been kidnapped by a witch and replaced by evil people who wanted to kill her and she'd have to go off and escape. And I thought, great, what a fun kid wetwareproblem "Fairy tales do not give the child his first idea of bogey O4G19:47 Fairy tales do not give the child his first idea of bogey. What fairy tales give the child is his first clear idea of the possible defeat of bogey. The baby has known the dragon intimately ever since he had an imagination. What the fairy tale provides for him is a St. George to kill the dragon." - G. K. Chesterton 571,703 notas TF te wtf-fun-factss WTF fun fact #8976 A group of sperm whales adopted a bottlenose dolphin with a spinal deformation, after it was lost from its own dolphin group. Different ages, different fears.
wtf fun fact: 4G
 19:47
 nonomella-deactivated20171016
 Coraline is a masterfully made film, an amazing piece
 of art that i would never ever ever show to a child oh my
 god are you kidding me
 cthullhu
 Nothing wrong with a good dose of sheer terror at a
 young age
 whatthecurtains
 "It was a story, I learned when people began to read it,
 that children experienced as an adventure, but which
 gave adults nightmares. It's the strangest book I've
 written"
 Neil Gaiman on Coraline
 greenbryn
 @nightlovechild
 lierdumoa
 This is a legit psychology phenomenon tho like theres
 a stop motion version of Alice and Wonderland that
 adults find viscerally horrifying, but children think is nbd
 It's like in that toy story period of development kids are

 It's like in that 'toy story' period of development kids are
 all kind of high key convinced that their stuffed animals
 lead secret lives when they're not looking and that
 they're sleeping on top of a child-eating monster every
 night so they see a movie like Coraline and are just like
 "Ah, yes. A validation of my normal everyday worldview
 Same thing happened to me last Tuesday night. I told
 mommy and she just smiled and nodded
 redgrieve
 Stephen King had this whole spiel i found really
 interesting about this phenomenon about how kids have
 like their own culture and their own literally a different
 way of viewing and interpreting the world with its own
 rules that's like secret and removed from adult culture
 and that you just kinda forget ever existed as you grow
 up it's apparently why he writes about kids so much
 12drakon
 An open-ended puzzle often gives parents math anxiety
 while their kids just happily play with it, explore, and
 learn. I've seen it so many times in math circles. We
 warn folks about it
 gokuma
 Neil Gaiman also said that the difference in reactions

 Neil Gaiman also said that the difference in reactions
 stems from the fact in "Coraline" adults see a child in
 danger - while children see themselves facing danger
 and winning
 rosymamacita
 i never saw so much push back from adults towards YA
 literature as when middle aged women started reading
 The Hunger Games. They were horrified that kids would
 be given such harsh stories, and I kept trying to point
 out the NECESSITY of confronting these hard issues in
 a safe fictional environment.
 jewishdragon
 Also, in an interview, he said that Coraline was partially
 based on a story his not yet 6 year old daughter would
 tell him
 SAGAL: No. I mean, for example, your incredibly
 successful young adult novel "Coraline" is about a
 young girl in house in which there's a hole in the wall
 that leads to a very mysterious and very evil world. So
 when you were a kid, is that what you imagined?
 GAIMAN: When I was a kid, we actually lived in a house
 that had been divided in two at one point, which meant
 that one room in our house opened up onto a brick wall
 And I was convinced all I had to do was just open it the

 4G
 19:47
 And I was convinced all I had to do was just open it the
 right way and it wouldn't be a brick wall. So l'd sidle over
 to the door and l'd pull it open
 SOUNDBITE OF LAUGHTER)
 SAGAL: Right
 GAIMAN: And it was always a brick wal
 SAGAL: Right
 GAIMAN: But it was one of those things that as I grew
 older, I carried it with me and I thought, I want to send
 somebody through that door. And when I came to write
 a story for my daughter Holly, at the time she was a 4
 or 5-year-old girl. She'd come home from nursery. She'd
 seen me writing all day. So she'd come and climb on my
 ap and dictate stories to me. And it'd always be about
 small giris named Holl
 SAGAL: Right
 GAIMAN: Who would come home to normally find their
 mother had been kidnapped by a witch and replaced by
 evil people who wanted to kill her and she'd have to go
 off and escape. And I thought, great, what a fun kid
 wetwareproblem
 "Fairy tales do not give the child his first idea of bogey

 O4G19:47
 Fairy tales do not give the child his first idea of bogey.
 What fairy tales give the child is his first clear idea of
 the possible defeat of bogey. The baby has known the
 dragon intimately ever since he had an imagination.
 What the fairy tale provides for him is a St. George to kill
 the dragon." - G. K. Chesterton
 571,703 notas
 TF
 te wtf-fun-factss
 WTF fun fact #8976
 A group of sperm whales adopted a bottlenose dolphin with a
 spinal deformation, after it was lost from its own dolphin group.
Different ages, different fears.

Different ages, different fears.

wtf fun fact: WTF fun fact #8759 A group of embittered singles in Shanghai purchased all odd-numbered cinema seats forcing couples to sit apart on Valentine's Day 1退要闻| 真有人“买光单号电影票” 当晚黄金档一场电影被“攻占”,格瓦拉破例“包场再分售”促成网友恶 真 光 1175对准新人预 情人节“马上结 UME新天地影城6号厅 晨报记者陈里予 了解91"巳鯥利1175对 人预 人节"Q上结婚 MK,冰东新区等"nn @oeb O @ O鲁0.) 0 0囗鲁 不少区 提前做好r51 还加开半天登ee. 今年元宵 @O@O@O @ O ® O O. O. 柊幸福的日子定! 沪上各 <p><a href="http://anchovy-official.tumblr.com/post/174243197680/burningmanonacid-red-faced-wolf" class="tumblr_blog">anchovy-official</a>:</p> <blockquote><p><a href="http://burningmanonacid.tumblr.com/post/174242686065/red-faced-wolf-wtf-fun-factss-shanghai" class="tumblr_blog">burningmanonacid</a>:</p><blockquote> <p><a href="http://red-faced-wolf.tumblr.com/post/174177290740/wtf-fun-factss-shanghai-singles-bought-every" class="tumblr_blog">red-faced-wolf</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://wtffunfact.com/post/173997641387/shanghai-singles-bought-every-odd-number-seats-on" class="tumblr_blog">wtf-fun-factss</a>:</p> <blockquote><p>Shanghai singles bought every odd number seats on valentine’s - <b><a href="https://t.umblr.com/redirect?z=http%3A%2F%2Fwtffunfact.com%2F&amp;t=ZTNiYmE3N2NjNTFlMGY1YzFkNmQ4N2E3M2E5NDY0NjFhZWJlYjY0NixhMEZDdVdoSw%3D%3D&amp;b=t%3Az9OKwGAR5vFReO8UIkz88w&amp;p=http%3A%2F%2Fwtffunfact.com%2Fpost%2F173584034182%2Faustralian-island-full-of-quokkas-the-happiest&amp;m=1">WTF fun facts</a></b><br/></p></blockquote> <p>Incel uprising </p> </blockquote> <p>HA! Joke is on them… i want my partner to sit behind me so they can put their feet up by my head and I can suck on their toes </p> </blockquote> <p>nevermind!! this post is cancelled!!!!</p></blockquote>
wtf fun fact: WTF fun fact #8759
 A group of embittered singles in Shanghai
 purchased all odd-numbered cinema seats
 forcing couples to sit apart on Valentine's Day
 1退要闻|
 真有人“买光单号电影票”
 当晚黄金档一场电影被“攻占”,格瓦拉破例“包场再分售”促成网友恶
 真
 光
 1175对准新人预
 情人节“马上结
 UME新天地影城6号厅
 晨报记者陈里予
 了解91"巳鯥利1175对
 人预 人节"Q上结婚
 MK,冰东新区等"nn
 @oeb O @ O鲁0.) 0 0囗鲁
 不少区 提前做好r51
 还加开半天登ee.
 今年元宵
 @O@O@O @ O ® O
 O.
 O.
 柊幸福的日子定!
 沪上各
<p><a href="http://anchovy-official.tumblr.com/post/174243197680/burningmanonacid-red-faced-wolf" class="tumblr_blog">anchovy-official</a>:</p>

<blockquote><p><a href="http://burningmanonacid.tumblr.com/post/174242686065/red-faced-wolf-wtf-fun-factss-shanghai" class="tumblr_blog">burningmanonacid</a>:</p><blockquote>
<p><a href="http://red-faced-wolf.tumblr.com/post/174177290740/wtf-fun-factss-shanghai-singles-bought-every" class="tumblr_blog">red-faced-wolf</a>:</p>

<blockquote>
<p><a href="http://wtffunfact.com/post/173997641387/shanghai-singles-bought-every-odd-number-seats-on" class="tumblr_blog">wtf-fun-factss</a>:</p>

<blockquote><p>Shanghai singles bought every odd number seats on valentine’s - <b><a href="https://t.umblr.com/redirect?z=http%3A%2F%2Fwtffunfact.com%2F&amp;t=ZTNiYmE3N2NjNTFlMGY1YzFkNmQ4N2E3M2E5NDY0NjFhZWJlYjY0NixhMEZDdVdoSw%3D%3D&amp;b=t%3Az9OKwGAR5vFReO8UIkz88w&amp;p=http%3A%2F%2Fwtffunfact.com%2Fpost%2F173584034182%2Faustralian-island-full-of-quokkas-the-happiest&amp;m=1">WTF fun facts</a></b><br/></p></blockquote>

<p>Incel uprising </p>
</blockquote>

<p>HA! Joke is on them… i want my partner to sit behind me so they can put their feet up by my head and I can suck on their toes </p>
</blockquote>
<p>nevermind!! this post is cancelled!!!!</p></blockquote>

<p><a href="http://anchovy-official.tumblr.com/post/174243197680/burningmanonacid-red-faced-wolf" class="tumblr_blog">anchovy-official</a...

wtf fun fact: WTF fun fact #2014 "Monowi" is a town of Nebraska that has a population of 1, the Mayor pays taxes to herself. MONOW wtffunfact.com <p><a href="http://narcimallows.tumblr.com/post/67207644084/fanimal-crossing-wtf-fun-factss-monowi-a" class="tumblr_blog">narcimallows</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://fanimal-crossing.tumblr.com/post/67197520832/monowi" class="tumblr_blog">fanimal-crossing</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://wtffunfact.com/post/66910690215/monowi" class="tumblr_blog">wtf-fun-factss</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><b>Monowi, a town of Nebraska - <a href="http://wtffunfact.com/">WTF fun facts</a></b></p> </blockquote> <p>Is this animal crossing</p> </blockquote> <p>wait but can we talk about how badass this lady is</p> <div> <figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="485" data-orig-width="358" data-orig-src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/91b3eccb40b334240f3501b58f957b26/tumblr_inline_mwdvn6wayr1ro326o.png"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/91b3eccb40b334240f3501b58f957b26/tumblr_inline_p7g0dtBrw51rw09tq_540.png" alt="image" data-orig-height="485" data-orig-width="358" data-orig-src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/91b3eccb40b334240f3501b58f957b26/tumblr_inline_mwdvn6wayr1ro326o.png"/></figure><p>(<a href="http://www.mnn.com/lifestyle/eco-tourism/photos/12-us-places-where-your-visit-could-double-the-population/monowi-neb">x</a>)</p> </div> </blockquote>
wtf fun fact: WTF fun fact #2014
 "Monowi" is a town of Nebraska that has a
 population of 1, the Mayor pays taxes to herself.
 MONOW
 wtffunfact.com
<p><a href="http://narcimallows.tumblr.com/post/67207644084/fanimal-crossing-wtf-fun-factss-monowi-a" class="tumblr_blog">narcimallows</a>:</p>
<blockquote>
<p><a href="http://fanimal-crossing.tumblr.com/post/67197520832/monowi" class="tumblr_blog">fanimal-crossing</a>:</p>
<blockquote>
<p><a href="http://wtffunfact.com/post/66910690215/monowi" class="tumblr_blog">wtf-fun-factss</a>:</p>
<blockquote>
<p><b>Monowi, a town of Nebraska - <a href="http://wtffunfact.com/">WTF fun facts</a></b></p>
</blockquote>
<p>Is this animal crossing</p>
</blockquote>
<p>wait but can we talk about how badass this lady is</p>
<div>
<figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="485" data-orig-width="358" data-orig-src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/91b3eccb40b334240f3501b58f957b26/tumblr_inline_mwdvn6wayr1ro326o.png"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/91b3eccb40b334240f3501b58f957b26/tumblr_inline_p7g0dtBrw51rw09tq_540.png" alt="image" data-orig-height="485" data-orig-width="358" data-orig-src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/91b3eccb40b334240f3501b58f957b26/tumblr_inline_mwdvn6wayr1ro326o.png"/></figure><p>(<a href="http://www.mnn.com/lifestyle/eco-tourism/photos/12-us-places-where-your-visit-could-double-the-population/monowi-neb">x</a>)</p>
</div>
</blockquote>

<p><a href="http://narcimallows.tumblr.com/post/67207644084/fanimal-crossing-wtf-fun-factss-monowi-a" class="tumblr_blog">narcimallows</a...

wtf fun fact: WTF fun fact #8083 The use of bowls to house goldfish comes from a misunderstanding of Chinese display vessels-small, temporary containers to show guests goldfish that were otherwise housed in ponds. Fishbowls are so detrimental to goldfish health that they are prohibited by places like Rome for animal cruelty flashiefins: optometrictzedek: wtf-fun-factss: Why you shouldn’t put goldfish in a bowl - WTF fun facts By the way, bettas are the same. It’s a myth that they live  in puddles. Wild bettas live in rice patties that look like this:  And you know how males fight in captivity? Yeah see, in the wild, each male betta has a territory of roughly one square meter [X]. That’s over 260 gallons of water per betta! Of course they’ll fight in a tiny 1 gallon tank! (The myth about puddles exists because, in the dry season, a betta may get trapped in a puddle, and it is equipped to survive that, but only for a short period of time). Also, notice how much is growing in that water - bettas need a lot of places to hide in and rest on, not just a single bamboo shoot in  the center of a vase! They will get stressed and even more aggressive without the hides. Fish are animals just like your other pets. Do your research before buying and treat them appropriately. If you can’t afford a proper betta or goldfish set up (at LEAST 5 gallons for a betta with a heater and hides, at LEAST 20 gallons for a goldfish with a strong filtering system and NO GRAVEL, and I recommend adding at least 10 gallons to those minimums for healthy and happy fish), don’t get one. They are living things, not decor pieces. Here is more information on how to properly care for:Goldfish: 1 2 3 4  Bettas: 1 2 3 
wtf fun fact: WTF fun fact #8083
 The use of bowls to house goldfish comes from a misunderstanding
 of Chinese display vessels-small, temporary containers to show
 guests goldfish that were otherwise housed in ponds. Fishbowls are
 so detrimental to goldfish health that they are prohibited by places
 like Rome for animal cruelty
flashiefins:

optometrictzedek:

wtf-fun-factss:
Why you shouldn’t put goldfish in a bowl - WTF fun facts


By the way, bettas are the same. It’s a myth that they live  in puddles. Wild bettas live in rice patties that look like this: 
And you know how males fight in captivity? Yeah see, in the wild, each male betta has a territory of roughly one square meter [X]. That’s over 260 gallons of water per betta! Of course they’ll fight in a tiny 1 gallon tank! (The myth about puddles exists because, in the dry season, a betta may get trapped in a puddle, and it is equipped to survive that, but only for a short period of time). Also, notice how much is growing in that water - bettas need a lot of places to hide in and rest on, not just a single bamboo shoot in  the center of a vase! They will get stressed and even more aggressive without the hides. Fish are animals just like your other pets. Do your research before buying and treat them appropriately. If you can’t afford a proper betta or goldfish set up (at LEAST 5 gallons for a betta with a heater and hides, at LEAST 20 gallons for a goldfish with a strong filtering system and NO GRAVEL, and I recommend adding at least 10 gallons to those minimums for healthy and happy fish), don’t get one. They are living things, not decor pieces. Here is more information on how to properly care for:Goldfish: 1 2 3 4  Bettas: 1 2 3 

flashiefins: optometrictzedek: wtf-fun-factss: Why you shouldn’t put goldfish in a bowl - WTF fun facts By the way, bettas are the sa...