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The Quick 10: The 10 Most Popular Halloween Costumes

Stacy Conradt

Remember how much fun it was to get a new costume for Halloween? It was such a big decision.

7 Scary Monsters Some People Think Exist

Ethan Trex

With Halloween approaching you’ll be hearing lots about ridiculous fictional monsters like vampires and zombies. But what about the “real” monsters that may be skulking around the country undetected?

Neato New Fiction Blog

David K. Israel

I've launched a new Neatorama Sub-Blog today, BitLit. Bit, as in binary digits, Lit, as in literature!

Greatest Facts Contest: The Winners!

Mangesh & Jason

We've just been handed an envelope that contains the results of our Greatest Facts contest that coincided with the release of our new American History book. The winners are... 1) The U.S.

RIP, Sony Walkman

Chris Higgins

Last Friday, Sony announced the end of the Walkman Era -- a period that lasted more than three decades, defining the personal music listening experience for pretty much everyone in my generation (I wa

Unconventional Tourist Spots

Ransom Riggs

When friends from out of town come to visit me in LA, the ones who've never been here before always want to see the same things: the Walk of Stars, Mann's Chinese Theater, Rodeo Drive; the s

7 Modern Werewolves You Need To Know

David K. Israel

Time to get in the mood for Halloween!

Recycled Candy Wrapper Art

Jill Harness

Trying to figure out what to do with all those extra Halloween candy wrappers?

Brain Game: Math Square #47

The nine white squares inside the main red grid should be filled with the digits 1 through 9. Each digit should appear only once in this main grid (the red square). One number is provided for you.

Morning Cup of Links: Demons and Whiplash

Miss Cellania

A Murder in Salem. The 1830 killing of Captain Joseph White was a whodunit worthy of gothic literature, which it inspired. * Cats That Look Like Demons.

Weekend Links: 15 Henchmen Who Deserve Their Due

Allison Keene

Everyone wants to focus on the superhero or the super villain, but what about those poor forgotten minions?

The Week's Most Popular Stories

Jason English

In case you weren't obsessively refreshing mentalfloss.com all week, here's what you

Weekend Links: Police Tweets

Allison Keene

Last week I linked to Flossy reader Helen's blog-slash-art-project asking readers to send in where they were at 3pm on Saturday.

Lunchtime Quiz Leftovers

Jason English

The Late Movies: Halloween Cartoons

Miss Cellania

They can't be too scary now, can they? After all, they are just cartoons!

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