I have an ongoing project to make posts for mental_floss articles I wrote way back when that I do not have an archive for. Here's one from back in 2007.
Have you ever had visions of living like The Addams Family? Or maybe you just want to make your family and friends wonder about you. No matter how normal your home decor is, it's fun to have something around to make people gasp, and then (maybe) laugh. But if you put all the products I found together, you'd have a truly scary home. Check them out in a list I wrote for Mental Floss.