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Larger Pacific Striped Octopus Acts Very Social in the Lab

Shaunacy Ferro

Social behavior is very weird for an octopus.

14 Things You Might Not Know About QVC

Jake Rossen

Marlon Brando wanted a job there.

Why Cutting Meat Against the Grain is Scientifically Superior

Caitlin Schneider

As we slowly enter into the twilight of summer, the stakes are higher than ever to make every steak count. One way to ensure the very best in your home grilling? Cutting your meat against the grain.

California Protects Its Drinking Water With a Pile of Plastic Balls

Shaunacy Ferro

These ball pits serve a purpose.

The Most Popular Browser in Each Country, 2008-2015

Alvin Ward

Watch as Internet Explorer's hold on the world slowly shrinks.

Pick the Movies That Came Out in the 1980s

Take the quiz!

New Ramen Ice Cream Is the Stuff of Nightmares

Rebecca OConnell

Now you can enjoy(?) the frozen version of the dorm room staple.

15 Ripsniptious Faux-Educated Words of the 19th Century

Arika Okrent

How an Old Bird Poop Law Can Help You Claim an Island

Mark Mancini

First things first: You'll need to make sure the island you're interested in is covered in fecal matter.

When Stonehenge Was Privately Owned

Stacy Conradt

Most people take for granted that the historic site is priceless. But Sir Cecil Chubb wasn't most people.

This Man Had the Longest Birthday Ever

Mental Floss UK

A German man figured out a way to make his birthday last for 46 hours.

Minnesota's Take On 'Duck, Duck, Goose'

Stacy Conradt

Kids raised in the North Star State play a different version of the classic schoolyard game.

13 Old Time Facts About 'Risky Business'

Garin Pirnia

On August 5, 1983, Tom Cruise—wearing Ray-Bans and his skivvies—slid his way into pop culture history.

What Is It Like To Be Invisible?

Bess Lovejoy the mag

Discover the surprising (and very real) benefit of feeling like you're going unseen.

Re-Experience Bill Murray Movies With This Scratch-and-Sniff Book

Rebecca OConnell

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