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11 Horror Film Festivals You Can Attend in October

Miss Cellania


The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

Odd news from all over.

Belgian Supermarket Plans to Sell Produce Grown on Its Rooftop

Michele Debczak

About as locally grown as it gets.

11 Memorable Facts About ‘Cats’

Mark Mancini

“It was better than Cats!”

Toaster Bags Let You Finally Make Grilled Cheese in the Toaster

Rebecca OConnell

Because making a grilled cheese wasn't easy enough.

Morning Cup of Links: Happy Dogs!

Miss Cellania

Start a great weekend with these interesting links!

Young Women Tend to Be More Financially Independent Than Young Men

Michele Debczak

They’re more likely to pay their own rent, do their own taxes, and have their own health insurance.

The Haunted History of Ireland's Castle Roche

Kirstin Fawcett

The stone ruins are beautiful, but they reportedly have a bone-chilling past.

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How Poe's French Translator Made 'The Raven' Even Spookier

Jared Spears

When October’s chill grips the air, we reach for those familiar spooky stories we crave this time of year.

Hitler as a Spider: 10 Propaganda Maps That Personify 20th Century Conflicts

A new exhibition showcases historic maps that summarized international conflict by depicting different world powers as people and animals.

Scientists Say Apes Can Predict Human Mistakes

Kate Horowitz

Experiments found that orangutans, chimpanzees, and bonobos all anticipated what a fictional character would do next, even when it was the wrong decision.

10 Unexpected Emblems From Flags of the World

Paul Anthony Jones

In some cases, national and regional flags incorporate much more besides block colors and straightforward geometric designs—like hats on sticks or jewel-encrusted dragons.

The BBC Halloween Hoax That Traumatized Viewers

Jake Rossen

A 1992 broadcast of a supposedly haunted house led to documented cases of PTSD in young viewers.

Conflict in Syria Shuts Down the Aleppo Seed Vault

Kate Horowitz

Scientists are now readying sister sites in Lebanon and Morocco.