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Happy Frankenstein Day!

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Frankenstein Day is always celebrated on the last Friday in October (and this year it just so happens to fall on Halloween, eerily ironic!)

“Beware, for I am fearless and therefore powerful.”—Mary Shelley, Frankenstein

Mary Shelly Fun Facts!

1. Mary Shelley was born on August 30, 1797, in London, England

2. The first edition of Frankenstein was published in 1818, when Shelly was only 20 years old. She had finished writing the book at age 19!

3. Mary Shelly had a series of unfortunate events occur throughout her life, including the death of three out of her four children, the suicide of her half-sister Fanny and the death of her husband, the poet Percy Bysshe Shelley, who drown on a boating trip in the Gulf of Spezia. All of these tragedies happened before she was 24 years old!

4. The book Frankenstein has inspired more than 130 films, starting with the silent film Frankenstein in 1910.

5.Mary Shelley died of brain cancer on February 1, 1851, at age 53, in London, England. She was buried at St. Peter’s Church in Bournemouth, laid to rest alongside her father and mother and with the cremated remains of her late husband’s heart.

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Snapity, Snap! ! That’s right, today we celebrate bubble wrap!!! Whether you’re packing boxes for moving or using it to protect a gift for someone you love, bubble wrap is almost always a temporary distraction. We’ve all been caught popping bubble wrap!

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Bubble wrap is responsible for one of the best and most terrifying Science Fiction monster ever!

Check out the 1975 Dr. Who episode, The Ark in Space, to see more amazing bubble wrap special effects!

Did you know that Dr. Who is the longest-running science-fiction show in the world?!

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EPIC old school Dr. Who! LOVE !

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