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The Late Movies: Guess The Theme 111

7 of John Adams' Greatest Insults

Mark Mancini

John Adams had a reputation for articulate jabs and razor-sharp put-downs at the expense of his rivals and allies alike.

Make Your Walls Smarter With These Rock Stars of Science Posters

Jamie Spatola

It’s so cliché having posters and photos of musicians on your walls; your walls could be smarter if they sported some rock stars of science, instead.

The Missing Links: Books You Lie About Reading

Colin Patrick

8 Wonderfully Creative Crochet Projects

Miss Cellania

9 Directors Who Remade Their Own Films

Rudie Obias

Remaking classic films for modern audiences is nothing new, but it seems as if Hollywood studios are churning out more remakes than originals every year.

You Might Be Able to Regenerate Your Finger, Bone and All

Will McGough

Amputees will be glad to learn that we might not have to be jealous of a lizard’s ability to regrow its tail much longer.

7 Famous Songs Written in Less Than a Day

Erik van Rheenen

Here's a tip of the cap to seven speed demon songwriters who whipped up some of their biggest hits in a matter of hours.

What Happens to Your Luggage if You Survive a Plane Crash?

The Week

Be sure to leave your paintings and priceless manuscripts at home.

Morning Cup of Links: The Other King Georges

Miss Cellania

How to Find Buried Treasure

According to UNESCO, over 100 shipwrecks—each holding at least $50 million—are waiting to be discovered. Treasure is everywhere!

11 Random Things from the Set of Mental Floss on YouTube

Danica Johnson

A modern re-imagining of the old-timey curiosity cabinet.

Mr. Tambourine Man, the #1 Hit 48 Years Ago

Chris Higgins

21 Band Names Based on TV Shows

Stacy Conradt

You know how you occasionally hear an awesome turn of phrase and immediately think, “That would make the best band name?

90-Year-Old Headlines About Radio That Could Be About the Internet Today

Arika Okrent

When radio was new, it raised all sorts of questions about how it would affect our lives and what its benefits and drawbacks might turn out to be.

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