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.

Grave-ly funny: hilarious obituaries
Passive-aggressive notes
Newspaper Nonsense
The Lesser-Known Race Riots of Los Angeles
Things Not to Name Your Pet
5 Cults We Feel OK With
Speedy Facts About Speeding Tickets
4 Cormac McCarthy Villians That Make Our Skin Crawl
Who Needs Paper?
7 Things You Didn't Know About Paragliding
When the Internet Attacks: Cyber Vigilantes
This is Your Brain on God
Shorts That Don't Suck, Vol IV: Music Video Edition
4 Internet Memes Guaranteed to Baffle Your Grandparents
Picture This: Thoughtography
6 Flicks That Drove Crazies to Kill
Gin, Sitcoms and the Cognitive Surplus
"Aliens Are Our Brothers," says Vatican
Stand-up Comedy: Funny Urinals of the World
Saving Gas the Low-Tech Way
Have you ever smelled something in a dream?
Droppin' Science: 5 Rap Songs That Don't Make the Grade
Yep, Monkeys Like Porn Too
5 Ways to Go Broke Getting Drunk
Only the Creepiest Photos Ever Taken
4 Things in Your House Dirtier Than A Toilet
6 Porn Sites Actually Safe for Work
4 Ways to Fly Like A Bird
Gettin' Down With Your Fear of Heights
Strange Geographies: On Jumping Out of Airplanes
Back from the Future: Jet Lag!
The Greenest Way to Die
MRI Magnet Madness
Waking Up Strange
How Do You Pick A Pet?
Meet Peter Jackson
5 Ways to Cheat Death in New Zealand
Fast, Green and Amphibious
Doors to Hell: Real and Imagined
Destination: New Zealand
10 Things Smaller Than The Wilkins Ice Shelf
LOLcat Caption Contest Results!
My Favorite Monsters: Gacy
Vanity Plates: Annoying but Funny
Facts About Farmers' Markets
LOLcat Caption Contest!!!
My Favorite Monsters: the Thing Without a Name
Nighthawks Behind the Lens: Interview with Troy Paiva
Pictures from our Readers: Pets!
Why is Guitar Hero Fun?


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