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How Horror Movies Work

How Horror Movies Work

Carving Jack O'Lanterns

Carving Jack O'Lanterns

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5 Hideous DIY Monster Make-Ups for Halloween

Therese Oneill

Timelapse: Braces Straightening Teeth

Chris Higgins

Prepare to be mesmerized, slightly horrified, and then say "Huh—those really work!"

The Missing Links: Halloween Costumes for People Who Hate Dressing Up

Colin Patrick

15 Things You Might Not Know About 'Beetlejuice'

Kristy Puchko

Brain Game: Math Square #238

Sandy Wood

Bats Listen for the Sounds of Fly Sex

Matt Soniak

The Sign Language Interpreter for De Blasio’s Press Conference Was Deaf. How Does That Work?

Arika Okrent

Cookie Monster Makes a Pretty Convincing Harry Potter

Abbey Stone

It's Furry Potter and the Goblet of Cookies!

The Dishes 16 Writers Would Bring to a Literary Potluck

Erin McCarthy the mag

With recipes!

Why Were Chopsticks Invented?

Kara Kovalchik

Behave Yourself! 10 Words for Good, Bad, and Indifferent Conduct

Vocabulary.com, posted by Arika Okrent

From our friends at Vocabulary.com, here are words describing people's behavior that are easy to confuse with other words, or easy to be confused about, period.

The Secret Lives of Kitchen Spices

Judy Dutton

There’s a warmonger, a cure-all, and a former currency in your cabinet. Do you know which is which?

Weekend Links: The Original Alice in Wonderland

Roma Panganiban

Name the Pokémon Types

12 Weird Vintage Pictures From Séances

Erin McCarthy

In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, spiritualism—a belief that the spirits of the dead can communicate with the living—was all the rage.

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