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.

German sub surfaces in UK
In California, abandoned mines are everywhere
Roadways that power themselves
300 trailer: the PG version
The Aral Sea(s): still shrinking
Meet James Ensor
Useless office skills
How to: pick your nose inconspicuously
Bacon is bad for you
Thou shalt not covet thy neighbor's WiFi
A little better ... but how much?
Your door is a jar. My mother is a chair.
Which came first, the chicken or the T-Rex?
100-year-old photo blog
Attention authors: please stop dying
Ikea hacking
How to solar power the world
We'll B.C.-ing you later, Johnny
Bacon by numbers
Now that's a nasty breakup
When Craigslist is used for evil
Surreal, silent raves sweeping the world
Giant crystals explained!
Modest Mouse's fish tale fantasy
How we learned to stop having fun
Are most geeks atheists?
Disambiguation time: Lizzie Borden
The band that will play anywhere
Solar-powered boat crosses Atlantic
Beautiful pictures ... of what?
Recommendations: what they're REALLY saying about you
What's worse than snakes on a plane?
Ohio's Serpent Mound: a mystery for the ages
Why I get nothing done
The Incas' downfall, interpreted via poop
Attack of the killer toads
What I learned in traffic school
Scary Little Girls: a quiz for fans of horror movies, or girls
More Detroit desolation
My one-minute documentary
Urban spelunking with famous authors
Let's get animal: movies with misleading titles
A few of our favorite trees
How do you tell a witch?
Who's afraid of heights?
Detroit: into the wild
Creep yourself out with a haunted portrait
How to see into the 6th dimension
A car made from water bottles


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