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How to Feed the Hungry While Trick-or-Treating

Chris Higgins

Morning Cup of Links: Flying Trick-or-Treaters

Miss Cellania

What's the Origin of the “Sometimes, Always, Never” Rule for Buttoning a Suit?

Sometimes, always, never. If you’re a man wearing a three-button blazer, those are the only three words you need to know. But where did this fashion edict originate?

The 13 Top Haunted Houses in the U.S.

Stacy Conradt

Hauntworld.com has scoured the country for the scariest and weirdest haunted houses from coast to coast. Here are the attractions they've deemed most likely to make you pee your pants.

11 Ben & Jerry’s Flavors Inspired by Pop Culture

Jennifer M Wood

Ron Burgundy isn't the first pop culture icon to get the Ben & Jerry's treatment.

The Missing Links: Edna's Best

Colin Patrick

Some Spiders Can Eat Bats

Matt Soniak

Retrieving the Space Shuttle's Solid Rocket Boosters

Chris Higgins

20 Songs You Might Not Know Were Covers

Rudie Obias

Sometimes we don't realize that our favorite songs have been around longer than we thought.

9 Books to Drop Everything and Read

If you’re a passionate reader, you’re always on the hunt for the next book that will totally engross you. We’ve pinpointed some that are worth the old drop-everything-and-read treatment.

Why are Notes of the Tonal Scale Called "Do, Re, Mi"?

Kara Kovalchik

Solmization, or the practice of assigning syllables to the different “steps” of the scale, originated in ancient India.

Morning Cup of Links: Real-Life Haunted Houses

Miss Cellania

Strange States: Georgia's New Year’s Eve Possum Drop

Rob Lammle

New York City may drop a giant Waterford Crystal ball on New Year’s Eve, but Tallapoosa, Georgia has the next best thing—a stuffed possum named Spencer.

Last Week's Most Popular Stories

Jason English

In case you weren't obsessively refreshing mentalfloss.com all week, here's what you missed.

You've Seen His Photos, But You've Never Heard of Him

Chris Higgins