The Most Magnificent Beard

The Most Magnificent Beard

Brain Game

Math Square #238

Brain Game

Math Square #238


The Missing Links: Strange Things Banned Around the World

Colin Patrick

Brain Game: The Fruit Bowl

Sandy Wood

10 Horrifying Demons and Spirits from Japanese Folklore

Victoria DeRosa

Oni (demons) and yurei (ghosts) have played a role in Japanese culture for thousands of years, and stories of new spirits continue to be told today.

Name the European Country Based on Three Letters

26 Not-So-Spooky Facts About Halloween

Alvin Ward

John Green dons a series of animal masks while delivering some Halloween history.

College Students Can Now Waste Time Online for Credit

Hannah Keyser

UPenn is offering a class next semester called Wasting Time on the Internet.

The Tinder of the ’70s

the mag

Don’t want small talk to trip up your dance game? U.S. Patent 4173016 A can help.

8 Things You May Not Have Known About 'Aaahh!!! Real Monsters'

Roger Cormier

The sometimes creepy nineties Nickelodeon cartoon based in an underground world may have hidden some secrets from you.

Morning Cup of Links: Cats Just Don’t Understand Us

Miss Cellania

7 Dinner Party Lifehacks

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Where Does Bingo Come From?

Kara Kovalchik

Watch Daniel Radcliffe Rap "Alphabet Aerobics"

Erin McCarthy

10 Words With Spooky Etymologies

Paul Anthony Jones

The Weird Physics of H.P. Lovecraft’s "Corpse-City," R’lyeh

Matt Soniak

Benjamin Tippett's playful paper is a lot of fun and reads like a mashup of a standard science paper and one of Lovecraft’s own stories.

11 Mountains on the Ultimate American Autumn-Hike Tour

Looking for a place to get some fresh air and enjoy the fall foliage? Set a course for one of these can’t-miss mountains.