The Complete History of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles from Mental Floss.

The Ax Murderer Who Got Away from Smithsonian Magazine.

Whitey Bulger’s Women: Inside the Terror and Glamour of His Ex-Girlfriends from The Daily Beast.

The Long, Fake Life of J.S. Dirr: A Decade-Long Internet Cancer Hoax Unravels from Gawker. Un-be-freakin’-lievable.

Navahoax from LA Weekly. This Münchausen by Internet thing is becoming a regular theme. Here’s the follow up from Esquire.

Couple Living in Home Psychic Said Was Scene of Mass Grave Sues Several from The Texas Monthly Daily Post.

The Lost Boys from Texas Monthly. This article is seriously disturbing. I honestly wish I hadn’t read it and I nearly deleted it. Read at your own risk.

Archaeologists in Bulgaria unearth 700-year-old vampire burial from A Blog About History.

Bizarre mushrooms like alien species from Amazing Data.

For Ohio Pottery, a Small Revival from The New York Times.

The Baroness and Her Lost Mercedes from The New York Times Magazine.

The Simple, Humble, Surprisingly Sexy Button from Slate.