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Mental Floss Exclusive: Our Interview with Bill Watterson!

the mag Jake Rossen

For the December issue of mental_floss magazine, Jake Rossen managed to do something we thought was impossible—he snagged an interview with the legendary Bill Watterson.

Morning Cup of Links: Medieval Land Fun-Time World

Miss Cellania

The Most Popular Halloween Costumes (1985-1993)

Ethan Trex

We’ve shown you some of the best costumes from the last few Halloweens. Do you remember what you pulled on in 1993, though?

The Real-Life Murderess Behind the American Horror Story: Coven Character

Stacy Conradt

Grave Sightings: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Stacy Conradt

After realizing that there are a lot of taphophiles (cemetery and/or tombstone enthusiasts) out there, I’m finally putting my photo library of interesting tombstones to good use.

The Missing Links: Addicted to the White Stuff

Colin Patrick

16 Fun Facts About Grumpy Cat

Erin McCarthy

We sat down with Grumpy Cat and her humans—Tabatha Bundesen, her brother Bryan, and her daughter Crystal—to find out all we could about this seriously cranky (and seriously cute!) kitty.

5 Most Interesting Comics of the Week

Rich Barrett

Comic biographies of Sigmund Freud and Margaret Sanger, a brilliant use of animation in a webcomic, a journal comic about SPX and The Best American Comics of 2013.

23 Unusual Animals You Need to Meet Right Now

Jason English

This week, we're on location at The Field Museum in Chicago with Emily Graslie of The Brain Scoop.

13 Sesame Street Muppets That Make a Difference

Chris Higgins

Some of our Sesame Street favorites have stepped up to deal with major social issues. Here's a collection of Muppets who taught kids about the issues facing our world today.

16 Practical Uses for Really Creepy Dolls

Therese Oneill

Dolls aren’t just for playing house, you know.

The Missing Links: Productivity Down the (Big Green) Tubes

Colin Patrick

Rosalind Franklin and the Search for DNA

Miss Cellania

10 Things Disappearing from Elementary Schools

Kara Kovalchik

Modern technology has changed the American classroom in many ways, as have parental attitudes.

Next Week We're Taking a Road Trip

Jason English

A week from today, Mangesh and I are hopping in the car and heading west, to Indiana.

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