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In case you weren't obsessively refreshing mentalfloss.com last week, here's what you missed:

1. 17 Famous Actors in Tiny Background Parts, by Stacy Conradt
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2. 25 Fun Size Facts About Classic Halloween Candy, by Jason English
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3. 19 Confounding Discrepancies Between American and British English, by Kathleen Elise
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4. Can You Handle The Tooth? 10 Things You Didn’t Know About Teeth, by Amanda Green
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5. 12 Weird Vintage Pictures From Séances, by Erin McCarthy
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6. Why Do We Say “Pardon My French” When We Curse?, by Matt Soniak
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7. 7 Ancient Writing Systems That Haven’t Been Deciphered Yet, by Arika Okrent
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8. Man Finds Rare Atari Game, Bidding Already Over $17,000, by Rob Lammle
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9. 24 Useful Words From Laádan, a Language Invented to Express a Woman’s Point of View, by Akira Okrent
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10. Why Are Elections on Tuesdays?, by Erin McCarthy

October 29, 2012 - 7:57am
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