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Creating The Walking Dead's Creepy Zombies

Erin McCarthy

Gene Page/AMC Forget the humans—the most compelling characters on The Walking Dead, which has its third season premiere tonight at 9pm on AMC, are obviously the zombies.

Weekend Links: A Softball-Sized Eye

Allison Keene

Tunnel your way through the human brain with this rad new interactive site from? NOVA and PBS.? * Robot Revolution Update: They are lulling us into complacency!

Why the NFL Can't Play on Friday and Saturday (and Other Times Congress Interfered with Football)

Jason Plautz

This season, the NFL added a weekly Thursday night game, which puts professional football on TV three nights a week.

Weekend Links: The Crazy Journey of an MMS

Allison Keene

Tis the season: 11 Essential DIY Pumpkin-Carving Hacks. * I love How Stuff Works articles, both the literal site but also the general genre, such as this from Gizmodo: the crazy journey of an MMS fr

The Late Movies: Wacky Witches

Miss Cellania

You'll see and hear plenty of witches between now and Halloween, but not all of them are scary.

The Missing Links: The Diamond Planet

Colin Patrick

Mysteries of the Universe: Illustrated The Where, the Why, and the How from ALSO on Vimeo. (Via Brain Pickings) * Now I Feel Bad About My Wife’s Engagement Ring Thanks a lot, universe.

Today is International Moment of Frustration Scream Day

Jason English

The comments are open. Make it a good

At the Libraries: Most Referenced Song in Literature

Miss Kathleen

Take a quick guess, and then click through and see if you are right -- what is the number one most referenced song in literature?

The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

Swedish Chef Told to Stop Making Good Food Annika Eriksson is the head cook at a school in Falun, Sweden.

How Does the Mantis Shrimp Break Glass Without Hurting Itself?

Erin McCarthy

Wikimedia CommonsThe Harlequin Mantis Shrimp (Odontodactylus scyllarus) typically uses its dactyl clubs to smash shellfish until it gets to the good stuff—soft tissue it can eat.

10 Legendary Monsters of Australasia and Antarctica

Miss Cellania

You'd think that there are enough scary animals in Australia that monstrous legends wouldn't be necessary.

Brain Game: Charlie's Friend

Say hello to Michael, whose likes and dislikes will help you solve today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Free-for-all Friday challenge.

Morning Cup of Links: Doom and Gloom

Miss Cellania

Hear The First New Rolling Stones Song In Six Years.

11 Amazing Letters from Nobel Laureates

Adrienne Crezo

1. "Nothing more than the expression and product of human

The Missing Links: Grand Theft Space Shuttle

Colin Patrick

Selling Your Body To Science - While You’re Still