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Which way does an octopus crawl? Anyway it wants.

Let’s face it, octopuses are just going to be our cephalopod overlords. They have 8 arms, 3 hearts, Moms eat their own babies so the others can survive and they put Houdini to shame with their escape artistry. And now let’s just add to the list that they are way better at crawling than we will ever […]

10 Facts You Didn't Know About Houdini

It's Fun Friday -- time for some fun for the weekend. Enjoy today's post and I'll see you back here on Monday with more philatelic news and notes. United States, 2002 (Scott #3651) It is the epitome of fame when one can be identified solely by one name. Show More Summary

Video: Two guys kick the s--t out of Lyoto Machida

I guess it beats Brazilian lemonade. Remember when Luke Rockhold kicked Constantinos Philippou in the stomach and "Costas" folded like a dinner napkin? Lyoto Machida is ready for said kick. Not by doing that Houdini thing and holding...Show More Summary

Frozen camelbacks and Wiffle Ball bats: Hot Springs NC to Erwin TN.

Four Weeks In (and I’m really hungry) At the time of this publication I have made it to Erwin TN, where I’m splitting a small cabin seven ways with Brightside, Rolling Thunder, Banana Boat, Houdini, Clif, and Roadside. Lots of milestones have passed in the last couple of days: my first 20+ mile day, crossing......

Mary Mallory / Hollywood Heights: Houdini’s ‘The Grim Game’ Scares Up Thrills

Harry Houdini in “The Grim Game.”   Long considered mostly lost, Harry Houdini’s second film, “The Grim Game,” re-premieres in its entirety Sunday, March 29, 2015, at the TCM Classic Film Festival, 96 years after it was released. A suspense … Continue reading ?

Harry Houdini, Newspaper Reporter

2 weeks agoArts / Graphic Design : UnBeige

Prior to last night’s screening of The Grim Game at the TCM Classic Film Festival in Los Angeles, Harry Houdini’s 1919 silent feature hadn’t been publicly shared in decades. Larry Weeks, a devoted Brooklyn-based Houdini fan who passed...Show More Summary

Once thought lost, Harry Houdini's 'Grim Game' film reappears

It's the kind of magical reappearance that Houdini himself would have appreciated.

Filmmaker Gabriel London On Why Inmate Mark DeFriest's Sentence Is A Case For Prison Reform

3 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

Florida's "prison Houdini" Mark DeFriest will finally see freedom decades after his non-violent offense spiraled into a lifetime sentence. DeFriest's unbelievable story, which is documented in Gabriel London's "The Life and Mind of Mark DeFriest," began when his father died in 1979 and left him a set of tools in his will. Show More Summary

Morning Reads for Tuesday March 24, 2015

Dark Side of the Moon was released 42 years ago today. Additionally it is Harry Houdini’s birthday and International Turberculosis Day. Do what you will with that information, on to the Morning Reads! Strong Dollar Hammers Profits at U.S. Show More Summary

Houdini and Doyle’, New TV Series Pairs Harry Houdini & Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Together as Paranormal Investigators

3 weeks agoHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

Deadline recently reported that FOX has picked up Houdini and Doyle, a brand new period drama that pairs the great illusionist Harry Houdini and the legendary Sir Arthur Conan Doyle together to investigate supernatural mysteries of their own time. The 10-episode series was developed by Sony Pictures and created by David Titcher with director David […]

Kitten Houdini

Cats are adept at both getting themselves in and out of predicaments.

Houdini and Doyle” Investigate the Paranormal

Fox is exploring the relationship between Harry Houdini and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, reports TVLine. The network has bought, and sent straight to series, the 10-episode supernatural crime drama “Houdini and Doyle”. The project is inspired by the real-life friendship between the illusionist and the author famous for bringing life to Sherlock Holmes. In the […]

Harry Houdini And Arthur Conan Doyle Are Teaming Up For Paranormal Greatness

Illusionist Harry Houdini and author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle will soon be putting their heads together for a set of fictional adventures in a new TV series simply called Houdini and Doyle. No, this isn?t something that Adult Swim has cooked up for their late night lineups.Click To Continue Reading

Houdini Is Scully And Doyle Is Mulder In A New Victorian X-Files Show

last monthGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Yep, it's official: the creators of The Librarian and House are joining forces for a 10-episode series about "the unlikely real-life friendship between Sherlock Holmes author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and illusionist Harry Houdini." And the two iconic figures will be solving crimes of the supernatural variety. Read more...

Sherlock Holmes Creator & Harry Houdini Team Up To Fight Supernatural Crime!! HOUDINI & DOYLE!!

Sherlock Holmes Creator & Harry Houdini Team Up To Fight Supernatural Crime!! Fox Orders 10 Episodes of HOUDINI & DOYLE!! Read the full article on AICN I am – Hercules!! Apparently Arthur Conan Doyle and Harry Houdini were great friends...Show More Summary

FOX Picks Up Scripted Series 'Houdini & Doyle'

FOX has acquired ten episodes of the scripted series Houdini & Doyle, per Deadline. The Sony international co-production will air on ITV in the United Kingdom and Shaw Media in Canada. Co-created by David Shore, the creator of FOX's long-running hit House, the series imagines magician Harry Houdini and writer Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, who […]

Houdini and Doyle’ Series Picked Up By Fox, ITV & Shaw Media

EXCLUSIVE: Supernatural crime drama inspired by the unlikely real-life friendship between Sherlock Holmes author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and illusionist Harry Houdini is headed to the small screen in the U.S., U.K. and Canada. I’ve learned...Show More Summary

This tiny kitten gets into and out of a jar like a furry Houdini.

last monthHumor / odd : Happy Place

It's so cute how they don't have bones. The Scottish fold is a cat breed know for its expressive round face, its forward-folded ears, and being made of liquid metal like the Terminator in T2. This video is a real roller coaster of emotions. Show More Summary

A Disappeared Houdini Film Escapes from Obscurity

2 months agoArts : Hyperallergic

The great escape artist Harry Houdini starred in five silent films in the early 20th century, but one considered among his best was long considered lost — until now.

How Is This Bicyclist Still Alive?

3 months agoHumor : Neatorama

Raphael Orlove of Jalopnik proposes that this woman is the reincarnation of escape artist Harry Houdini. This dashcam footage from Taiwan shows a bicyclist crossing a street. A car hits the front of her bike. She's within a few inches of getting hit herself. But she neatly steps off the bicycle with perfect poise. (Video Link)

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