Ransom Riggs

Filmmaker, photo hound, author of Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children. Ransom was a daily contributor to mentalfloss.com for many, many years.

How to Survive Being Homeless
"Immortal" Jellyfish Ages Backwards
Weird Stuff Found in Bogs
How to Sell a Car
Titillating Placenames
5 WTF-Worthy eBay Auctions
Raisin' a Rumpus: an Interview with Stephen Elliott
6 College Pranks We Wish We'd Thought Of
Italy's Most Famous Drowned Town
The 6 Least Necessary "Weird" Al Parodies
Love Potion Number None: the Anti-Love Drug
Portraits of Obsession
The World's Longest Exposures
Do Pelicans Deserve Their Cruel Fate?
Best of the Blacklist
Depressing Facts About the World's Deepest Depression
5 Movies You Should See in Theaters Now
Saying Goodbye to the Polaroid
How Was Australia Populated?
This Year's Most Disturbing Film is A Documentary
7 Simple Rules For How To Take A Nap
The Lost Towns of Russia
5 Famous Actors & The Roles They Turned Down
4 Fictional Apocalypses That Shattered the Box Office
Can Romantic Comedies Ruin Your Love Life?
An Interactive Mystery Movie for the iPhone
Namibia: Land of Awesome
Can Anyone Become A Royal?
An Ache for the Distance
8 Reasons Sketch Comedy Will Never Die
The Daily Routines of Interesting People
Just Some Very Strange Portraits of Barack Obama
Coffee, You Can Drive My Car
Planning the Ultimate Staycation
How to Kill Your Commute
The Un-funnest Vacation in Europe
Area Codes as Status Symbols
This is Your Face on Video Games
Ancient Dramas, Modern Hurts
Pilates is Not a Crime
How Much TV Does a Happy Person Watch?
How Old Do You Feel?
Thomas Crapper: Separating Truth from Crap
(Re)searching for an Intern
Now (officially) a word: MEH
The Magic of HDR Imaging
Getting Your Kicks (and Punches) in LA
1 Good Reason to Watch 'SNL' this Week
Laser Portraits, and Other Adolescent Humiliations


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