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The World's First Driving School ... For Dogs

The Week

By Frances R. Catanio They provide companionship, help law enforcement sniff out bombs and drugs, assist disabled people in their daily lives — so why not teach dogs to drive, too?

Brain Game: Bond is Back!

A brand new mentalfloss.com Brain Game Free-for-all Friday challenge lies before you.

Morning Cup of Links: Snow, and Lots Of It

Miss Cellania

The Grammy nominations were eye-opening to everyone, whether they liked the selections or not.

The Late Movies: Guess The Theme 78

Mark Arminio

It's Thursday, it's late, it's time once again for the game that's sweeping the nation: GUESS THE THEME! All the clips below, in this case movies, have something in common.

The Missing Links: Craig's Job List Needs Work

Colin Patrick

I Thought I Understood What Was Happening And then, well, I'm not sure I do. * I Thought I Understood Gravity, Too I’m not sure I understand anything now. * Craig Should Finesse

MythBuster Adam Savage Isn't Done with the Dodo

Erin McCarthy

MythBuster Adam Savage's obsession with the dodo is well-documented, thanks to a TED talk he gave about his methodical recreation of the extinct bird's skeleton—not an easy task, since no co

Alton Brown on the History of Eggnog

Alton Brown

Our resident food expert spills the history of his favorite creamy holiday

Dirty Laundry and Civil War Espionage

Matt Soniak

During the American Civil War, the Union Army quickly figured out how to play Confederates’ own prejudices against them.

The Good, The Bad, and the Turkey: 8 Packaged Foods in Seasonal Flavors

Amanda Green

Pumpkin pie ice cream, peppermint potato chips,and gravy-flavored sodas—'tis the season for gimmicky packaged foods.

A Very Special Message from Space Station Alpha

Chris Higgins

In the timelapse video "Further Up Yonder," we hear snippets of speech from the crew of the International Space Station, also known as Space Station Alpha.

10 Thoroughly Modern Menorahs

Miss Cellania

The beginning of Hanukkah is only a couple days from now -do you know where your chanukiyah, the nine-branch menorah, is?

Music History #14: "Marie Provost"

Bill DeMain

“Marie Provost” Written by Nick Lowe (1978) Performed by Nick Lowe The

When and Where Was the First Car Accident?

Matt Soniak

That depends on how you define a “car.” In 1869, Irish scientist Mary Ward was riding in a steam-powered automobile built by her cousins.

What James Cameron Found at the Deepest Known Point in the Ocean

Erin McCarthy

When Titanic and Avatar director James Cameron surfaced from his record-breaking solo dive to the deepest known point in the world’s oceans, Challenger Deep, on March 26 this year, he said the environ

Brain Game: Think Big

You only need come up with a number to solve today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Think Thursday challenge: When counting integers 1, 2, 3, and so on, what is the first number that, when spelle