Relive Your Childhood: 10 of Your Favorite Author’s Homes You Can Visit Today

Every kid who grew up in the United States has a common library of authors that they studied in school. Whether your favorites were Jack London and his adventurous White Fang or Laura Ingalls Wilder and her sweeping Little House on the Prairie series, these were the authors that you wrote book reports about and gave class presentations on. If you’re a book lover, visiting the homes of your favorite childhood authors is an adventure that adds meaning to any vacation.

Gotta Collect ‘Em All: The Most Expensive Magic: The Gathering Cards

Purchasing a new Magic: The Gathering card or card deck can cost anything between a few cents to several thousand dollars. Cards are valuable because of their rarity, but also because of their utility within gameplay. If you’re looking to start playing, or just want a sense of how much some of your cards could be worth, take a look at this list of the most expensive Magic: The Gathering cards in history.

10 Times Celebrities Helped Everyday People

Although celebrity gossip can be enjoyable to read, it’s troublesome when we start to resent the everyday events of our own lives based on a picture of fame and wealth shown to us by social media. Would it surprise you to know that most celebrities live normal lives outside of the spotlight, and do good things away from media attention? Here are some of the times that celebrities have looked beyond themselves and helped out everyday people.

It’s a Dog’s Life: Famous Dog Actors

Chances are, we all have dogs from our childhood that we remember fondly. Many times, it’s our own dog that we grew up alongside, but if we weren’t fortunate enough to have family pets, it may have been a dog on TV or in the movies. Dog have been appearing on the big screen for almost as long as humans, and although they may not achieve the popularity of a human actor, most of the time, they get paid and are cast in the same way as their human co-stars.

An Informative Round-Up of Notable Royal Children

With all of the excitement happening in England, with the announcement of Harry and Meghan’s pregnancy and the wedding of Princess Eugenie, it’s easy to forget that there are tons of other royal families around the globe — some of whom retain much more power than the current English royals.

Candy by the Decade: A Time Capsule of Halloween Treats

Although many people think of trick-or-treating a uniquely American tradition, the truth is that it’s existed in some form since the Middle Ages, when people would dress up in disguises at the end of the harvest year to fool the demons that they believe roamed freely at the end of one year and into the beginning of another. Today, we’re going to take a look at the candy that has grown up with this custom, and what people in each decade could have expected to receive while trick-or-treating.

Top 10 Horror Novels to Read This Halloween Season

If you’re looking to expand your repertoire of Halloween activities this year and have seen every horror movie there is on Netflix, the next realm that you should begin to explore is the world of horror novels. Often, these are the source material for our favorite horror films. For example, tons of movies have been made using Stephen King’s works alone, but there are lots of other amazing but less famous authors. Horror novels have all the terror of their film counterparts — the creeping suspicion, the unreliable or vulnerable characters — plus you often get the chance to see into the mind of the characters and explore their motivations.