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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.

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Strange Geographies: The Accidental Sea
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The World's Most Gruesome Pants
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Sh*t My Students Write
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The Late Movies: Nine Terrible Videos
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When Can We Have A Space Elevator?
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Nightmarish Dollhouses Designed by a Madman
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LibriVox: 1000s of Free, Crowdsourced Audiobooks
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Meowmorphosis
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Google's Cutting-Edge (and Sort of Creepy) Data Centers
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The Late Movies: Fun with Slow Motion
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The Ghost Cities of China
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Strange Geographies: Abandoned Belgium (and Luxembourg), Part II
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The Late Movies: Painting Sound
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Who Reads Books?
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Banned in Iran: the Mullet
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Revolutionary New Product: 2-D Glasses
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Skydiving in Slow Motion
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Strange Geographies: Abandoned Belgium, Part I
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The Late Movies: the Many Obsessions of Foodies
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LA's Drive-Thru Funeral Home
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Human Beings Are Inefficient Generators of Electricity
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Kickstart This: Terminator the Second
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Strange Geographies: Quick Facts About the Netherlands
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The World's Largest Indoor Photo: 360-degree Library Porn
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A Story Written on the Back of a Doll
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Sounds from Dangerous Places: Chernobyl
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Too Young to Die: Photojournalism at its Best and Grimmest
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"Ghost Babies" and the Macabre World of Post-Mortem Photo Collecting
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An Ethnic Cookbook From A Culture That Never Existed
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The Late Movies: Two Minute Movie Marathon!
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How Scotch Nerds April Fool One Another
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Madagascar's Legendary Man-Eating Tree
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Eating Offal and Loving It: New Zealand's Wildfoods Festival
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Diagnosing the Social Media Blues
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A Film About A Big Tree, A Small Village, and A Very Old Man
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The Late Movies: 10 Great Documentaries You Can Watch Right Now (on Netflix)
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A Globe-Trotting Whiskey Mystery: Update!
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Does Hysterical Strength Really Exist?
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Your Moment of Zen: Things Organized Neatly
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Roraima: the Strangest Mountain on Earth
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A New Kind of Writing: Thoughts from Places
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To Paywall or Not to Paywall?
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What Exactly is Limelight?
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Strange Geographies is Going to the Netherlands! What Should I Shoot?
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The Late Movies: First Person
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If You Watch It Backwards ...
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The Bone Seller: Help Kickstart A Fascinating Documentary
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What 11 Pairs of Eyeballs Watching a Movie Looks Like
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Mushroom Clouds in Mississippi: the Little-Known History of Nuclear Testing in the American South
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What Our Pesky Bee Problem Could Mean
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