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Who is Sadie Hawkins and Why Does She Have Her Own Dance?

Stacy Conradt

Every October, we indulge in a month-long horrorfest at our house.

I Am Unreasonably Excited About This Thermostat

Chris Higgins

I consider myself a computer geek -- I'm comfortable with that. But today I'm having a new feeling: apparently I'm a thermostat geek.

A Yodel Worth Millions

Stacy Conradt

The name Wylie Gustafson might not ring any bells for you, but trust me, you know him. Back in the mid ‘90s, Gustafson was just your average, everyday yodeler making a living in Los Angeles.

20 Cool Console Case Mods

David K. Israel

Modifications to your standard computer chassis, or console cases as they're called in the video game industry, has been elevated to an artform. But don't take my word for it.

The Strangest Soccer Match Ever Played

Dan Lewis

Dan Lewis runs the popular daily newsletter Now I Know (“Learn Something New Every Day, By Email”).

Brain Game: Short Spell #3

Here's a new Short Spell challenge for Wednesday Wordplay here at the mentalfloss.com Brain Game. Good luck! ONE of the five words in the following list is misspelled.

Morning Cup of Links: Vampires & Zombies

Miss Cellania

Twelve years after the fact, two families found out that their babies were switched at birth. This turns out to happen relatively often in Russia. * The Lost Masterpiece.

The Late Movies: Films About Nuns

Erica Palan

I survived 13 years of Catholic relatively unscathed—I never had a nun hit me with a ruler (though I did have one tell me to leave for the Holy Spirit at a school dance).

Mister Rogers Visits the Toothpaste Factory

Chris Higgins

PBS has been running a "Like" Drive on Facebook, and releasing some classic content online as rewards for reaching milestones.

The President's Secret New York City Train Station

Dan Lewis

Dan Lewis runs the popular daily newsletter Now I Know (“Learn Something New Every Day, By Email”).

What Bill Buckner Said 19 Days Before Game Six of the '86 World Series

Jason English

Today is the 25th anniversary of Mookie Wilson's routine ground ball going through Bill Buckner's legs, forcing a Game Seven that the New York Mets would also win.

Historic Werewolves

Miss Cellania

The idea of a person turning into a dangerous animal has been part of folklore ever since folklore was invented.

13 Epic Pumpkin Carvings

David K. Israel

Artist Ray Villafane might very well be the most talented pumpkin carver in the nation. Check out the 12 images and one video and let us know which you like best in the comments below.

Brain Game: Five on Time

Thanks for taking today's Tuesday Test Time challenge at the mentalfloss.com Brain Game. Don thinking caps, and...

Morning Cup of Links: Sugar High

Miss Cellania

Jon Bon Jovi has opened a restaurant without fixed prices.

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