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Recommended Reading: Who are the best horror movie monsters?

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Recommended Reading highlights the best long-form writing on technology and more in print and on the web. Some weeks, you'll also find short reviews of books that we think are worth your time. We hope you enjoy the read.

Happy 'Halloween': The Best Horror-Movie Monsters
by Shea Serrano and Jason Concepcion, Grantland

To get you in the proper mindset for tonight's ghoulish activities, Grantland offers a look at the best horror movie monsters of all time. Jason, Michael, Freddy and Leatherface are all considered for categories like best costume, most creative kill and more. Take a look... if you dare.

The Inside Story of Surface Book, Microsoft's Next Big Thing
David Pierce, Wired

Wired's David Pierce takes a behind-the-scenes look at Microsoft's Surface Book with Surface VP Panos Panay.

Netflix's New Brand
Mark Wilson, Fast Company

The visual style of Netflix just got a big upgrade that includes everything from billboards to mobile apps.

Can an Astrophysicist Change the Way We Watch Sports?
Oliver Roeder, FiveThirtyEight

What if there was a system that could predict whether or not a shot would go in while it's still in the air? Well, if Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has anything to do with it, we'll know soon.

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