Get it here: Cthulhu Cap (various colors). (via Mario Keller)
@Azundris sends me to https://www.facebook.com/Lowcostcosplay/
Bielefeld is a typical while label city in Germany. In fact, it is conspiciously inconspicious, and that is, so the conspiracy theory fabricated by Achim Held in 1993, because the city does not actually exist. It’s a fake location that protects something else on the map, probably an entrance to the Hollow Earth or something else, but we don’t actually know.
The story of the Bielefeld Conspiracy has been made up as a satire, but has since picked up a life of it’s own. The cities bureau of tourism uses it for marketing purposes, and there is even a feature film, which in turn features Achim Held.
Facebook claims that the change was unintentional and that the root cause is being researched. There totally is no conspiracy at all.
Coming up: Chinese New Year @ 28. Januar.
The coming year is a year of the Fire Rooster, and apparently these things mean a lot to a lot of people.
So what influence does the Chinese Zodiac have?
Well, one sign that is supposed to be very unlucky is the Fire Horse. An article from 2012 explains:
People born during the year of the Fire Horse are notorious for being bad luck. People born during a Fire Horse years are said to be irresponsible, rebellious, and overall bad news.
And for some reason, women are said to be especially dangerous Fire Horses. They supposedly sap their family’s finances, neglect their children, and drive their father and husband to an early grave.
Solution? Don’t make babies in a Fire Horse year, and especially no female babies.
So 1966 was a Fire Horse, and that’s what 1966 stats look like:
»The year is 2017. America is a tire fire. The resistance is led by Teen Vogue, Badlands National Park, and the Merriam-Webster dictionary.«
— https://twitter.com/mightybattlecat/status/824023324720328704 (via @azundris)
Die SPD hat sich aus unklaren Gründen entschlossen, ihren Selbstmord zu verschieben.
Tumblr of the Day is… Nederdropje. A Dutch blog on Drop (Liquorice). Around here (in the Netherlands) people are making quite oftenbread with Hagelslag. That’s a bread with crumps – originally chocolate crumps, but there is Fruchtenhagel, Anishagel and many other kinds.
Apparently there is Drophagel as well, but from a scandinavian source.