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The Missing Links: Good, Clean Television

Colin Patrick

How Stephen King's Wife Saved 'Carrie' and Launched His Career

Lucas Reilly

How the master of horror got his first big break—and how his wife inspired him.

Explore Antarctica with National Geographic and Air New Zealand [Sponsored]

Air New Zealand is sponsoring a trip for one lucky candidate to work alongside National Geographic photographer Jason Edwards in Antarctica.

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.