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Sir Arthur and the Fairies

Watch State-of-the-Art Computer Graphics and Music from 1968

Chris Higgins

Computer graphics, speech synthesizers, and music—amazing for 47 years ago.

Scientists Are Working on a Real-Life Invisibility Cloak

Abbey Stone

Take that, Harry Potter!

Required Viewing: 'Everything is a Remix'

Chris Higgins

How George Lucas, Led Zeppelin, the Beastie Boys, and tons of artists borrowed from others...and why that's okay.

The Tiny English Village (Population: 41) That’s Twinned With Paris

Paul Anthony Jones

Here's how one small town forged a huge partnership.

10 Gangster Pieces of Mob Lingo

Angela Tung

Sure, it’s Talk Like a Pirate Day, but wouldn’t you rather talk like a gangster?

Look Up Tonight! It's International Observe the Moon Night

David W Brown

Oohing and aahing are optional but recommended.

12 Very Special Facts About 'Punky Brewster'

Jake Rossen

6. The infamous trapped-in-a-fridge episode was thought up by a kid.

How One American Cinema Turned 'Four Weddings and a Funeral' Into a Hit

Mental Floss UK

Tracking the Origins of 7 Pirate Stereotypes

Mark Mancini

Turns out, the odds are very low there's any buried treasure.

Kermit, Cookie Monster, and the Mystery Box

Chris Higgins

"You know, life not all guessing games, frog." —Cookie Monster

The Answer Starts With 'M'

There's your hint.

Chinese Rulers Once Predicted the Future With These Ancient Carved Bones

Kirstin Fawcett

Over the years, oracle bones have provided scholars with detailed records of China's Shang Dynasty period.

This Ohio Grocery Store Is Offering Free Fruit to Kids Under 12

Michele Debczak

It's a smart distraction from the flashy junk food aisle.

Thinking Hard Might Be Contagious, a New Study Finds

Shaunacy Ferro

A new study finds that sitting next to someone who’s concentrating hard can improve your own concentration.

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