A million residents of the Chelyabinsk Province in Russia found out what happens when radioactive waste is not properly stored or cooled, between 1948 and 1990 -not that they were told what was happening. The Worldwatch Institute calls it the "most polluted spot" in history.
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How good are you at separating myth from fact? Take the Mythbusters Halloween Quiz. (via Interesting Pile)
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Despite the Wall Street meltdown, here are 10 Things That Are Going Right in today's economy that consumers can rejoice about. (via Consumerist)
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The new line of Sony robots get down on the dance floor. This makes doing "the Robot" a lot tougher for us mere mortals.
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15 Castles That Will Inspire and Haunt You. Not the most famous, just the kind you really don't expect to see outside of the movies.
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People keep coming up with ideas for controlling hurricanes. Hurricanes are so big they just laugh at such efforts.
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Everything you ever wanted to know about Snickers bars. You may end up with some in your trick-or-treat bag!