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11 Spooky Halloween Tattoos

Jenni Miller

For some of us, every day is Halloween. What better way to celebrate the spookiest holiday of the year with indelible body art?

12 Technological Advancements of World War I

Erik Sass

Erik Sass has been covering the events leading up to World War I exactly 100 years after they happened. But today he's here to discuss some inventions of The Great War.

Strange States: Florida's Corpse Bride

Rob Lammle

Two Strange States entries simply weren't enough to contain the oddities in America’s favorite vacation destination. Here's another.

12 Muppet Impressions in One Minute

Chris Higgins

Mental Floss Exclusive: Our Interview with Bill Watterson!

the mag Jake Rossen

For the December issue of mental_floss magazine, Jake Rossen managed to do something we thought was impossible—he snagged an interview with the legendary Bill Watterson.

Morning Cup of Links: Medieval Land Fun-Time World

Miss Cellania

The Most Popular Halloween Costumes (1985-1993)

Ethan Trex

We’ve shown you some of the best costumes from the last few Halloweens. Do you remember what you pulled on in 1993, though?

The Real-Life Murderess Behind the American Horror Story: Coven Character

Stacy Conradt

Grave Sightings: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Stacy Conradt

After realizing that there are a lot of taphophiles (cemetery and/or tombstone enthusiasts) out there, I’m finally putting my photo library of interesting tombstones to good use.

The Missing Links: Addicted to the White Stuff

Colin Patrick

16 Fun Facts About Grumpy Cat

Erin McCarthy

We sat down with Grumpy Cat and her humans—Tabatha Bundesen, her brother Bryan, and her daughter Crystal—to find out all we could about this seriously cranky (and seriously cute!) kitty.

5 Most Interesting Comics of the Week

Rich Barrett

Comic biographies of Sigmund Freud and Margaret Sanger, a brilliant use of animation in a webcomic, a journal comic about SPX and The Best American Comics of 2013.

23 Unusual Animals You Need to Meet Right Now

Jason English

This week, we're on location at The Field Museum in Chicago with Emily Graslie of The Brain Scoop.

13 Sesame Street Muppets That Make a Difference

Chris Higgins

Some of our Sesame Street favorites have stepped up to deal with major social issues. Here's a collection of Muppets who taught kids about the issues facing our world today.

16 Practical Uses for Really Creepy Dolls

Therese Oneill

Dolls aren’t just for playing house, you know.