It’s almost All Hallow’s Eve! Whether you’re passing out treats, hiding from ghouls, or dressing up as one, we hope it’s a safe and happy weekend. Remember to floss. And now, we present this week’s internet candy.
15 Bookish Jack O’Lanterns : These are so so good!
The 100 Most Thrilling Films, according to AFI : #35?! Yeah, no. Eight-year-old me says Jurassic Park should be at the top of the list.
Why MythBusters Mattered : The show that inspired thousands of geeks/stunt-people/late-night-conversations-as-to-whether-James-Bond’s-car-could-actually-do-that is coming to an end. *tear.*
14 Terrifying Facts About Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark : The inside scoop on the books that gave millions of children delicious, creepy, long-lasting nightmare fuel. Is there an official, scientific name for “fear of spiders laying eggs on your face”? Asking for a friend.
John Oliver vs. Fake Internet Quotes : As Marie Curie once said, “after the show, it’s the after party. After the party, it’s the hotel lobby.” Citation and sourcing is important, you guys!
What Google’s Victory Against the Author’s Guild Means for Readers : The decade-long lawsuit on the legality Google Books comes to an end. “While authors are undoubtedly important intended beneficiaries of copyright, the ultimate, primary intended beneficiary is the public.”