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10 Misconceptions from the Movies

Alvin Ward

Elliott Morgan clears up some things you might have picked up from movies.

Weekend Links: Broadway’s Theater Ghosts

Roma Panganiban

The Science of Fire-Breathing

Chris Higgins

11 Patron Saints for Your Modern-Day Calamities

Stacy Conradt

There are plenty of saints that cater to modern-day issues if you know where to look.

Halloween Photos of the mental_floss Staff

Jason English

A Brief History of Real Life “Werewolves”

Matt Soniak

10 Gigantic Facts About Giganotosaurus

Mark Mancini

Few scientific subjects can excite people quite like the discovery of some huge, flesh-eating dinosaur.

The Missing Links: The Best Halloween Costumes on the Internet

Colin Patrick

Brain Game: Rub It In

Sandy Wood

The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

Grave Sightings: James K. Polk

Stacy Conradt

Every time we so much as touch a toe out of state, I’ve put cemeteries on our travel itinerary.

The Levitating Halloween Pumpkin

Chris Higgins

Pod City: This Week's Most Interesting Podcasts

Whitney Matheson

Each week Whitney Matheson listens to many hours of podcasts, throws them in her brain funnel, and shares the most interesting things she learned.

13 Facts About The Simpsons' 'Treehouse of Horror'

Roger Cormier

'The Simpsons' have been telling scary tales for over 25 years. Some secrets have been drowned out over the frightened screams of its audience.

What’s the Difference Between Hair and Fur?

Sean Hutchinson

The most common distinction between hair and fur that people tend to make is usually between you and your pet. You have hair on your head, and your dog Fido has fur all over its body.