A Quest to Find Real-Life Zombies

Ransom Riggs

Zombies, as you may or may not be aware, don't exist only in the realm of fiction.

Trick or Treat: Is There Poison in Your Pixy Stix?

Ethan Trex

© Photo Media/ClassicStock/Corbis (1974) Halloween has to be one of the best days on a kid’s calendar.

Internet Age Jack-o-Lanterns

Miss Cellania

Only a few days left until Halloween -do you have your Jack-o-Lantern on display yet? Maybe you're ready for some new and different carving patterns. Reddit is holding a pumpkin carving contest!

Brain Game: Five-by-Five #6

Unscramble the ten words in the list and place them into the 5 × 5 grid so that they link together. One letter is already provided to get you started.

Morning Cup of Links: Concept Costumes

Miss Cellania

My Parents Loved Halloween is a nostalgia blog dedicated to Halloween.

The Late Movies: The Old Grey Whistle Test

Chris Higgins

The Old Grey Whistle Test was a BBC TV show featuring live music.

How Did You Know? - Day 2 Level 3/Bonus Round

David K. Israel

YES! You can play this challenge/contest without knowing a thing about the weekly hunt! It's sort of a one-off - a stand-alone if you will.

Will Smith Needs A Job

Split Decision in Books-A-Million

Jason English

We've spotted our new game in Books-A-Million.

The Quick 10: What 10 Major Retailers Once Sold

Stacy Conradt

If David Abercrombie had known what his store was going to become when he founded it in 1892, I’m sure he would have been stunned.

The Number of the Day: 67

Gabrielle Linnell

The Social Security Administration has data on baby names going back to 1880. For the first 67 years, Mary was the most popular female baby name in the United States.

More Reader-Submitted Quizzes

Jason English

As I mentioned yesterday, we're coming up on another edition of Reader-Submitted Quiz Week!!

Does Your Food Look Too Edible?

Jill Harness

If you've ever thought "this tomato is delicious, but I wish I could make it tackier by painting it gold," then you're in luck.

At the Libraries: More Bookish Tattoos

Miss Kathleen

Every Wednesday, Miss Kathleen provides links to a variety of stories about libraries, authors, and books. If there's something fun going on in your local library, leave us a

Sex! Drugs! Racism! 8 Controversial Candies

Rob Lammle

Chewing bubblegum, eating a chocolate bar, and sucking on a lollipop are among the many innocent joys of childhood.