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10 Twinkie Facts for the Great Return

Stacy Conradt

The future of Twinkies looks a lot brighter than it did last November, when Hostess declared bankruptcy.

Who Put That in There? 7 Foreign Objects Found in Food

Adam Raymond

As you get older, the prospect of finding something unexpected inside of food or drink loses its appeal.

Last Week's Most Popular Stories

Jason English

In case you weren't obsessively refreshing mentalfloss.com all week, here's what you missed.

Sorkinisms II: Not for Nothing

Chris Higgins

Design Innovations For the Spatially Challenged

Jill Harness

Weekend Links: Mr. Rogers Learns Some Moves

Roma Panganiban

Be Inspired, or Distracted, By This Unconventional Office

Jill Harness

If you are the head of a company and you want to infuse creativity into your employees, you can always try making your office into a creative environment that will inspire imagination.

Human-Powered Helicopter Wins Sikorsky Prize

Chris Higgins

Weekend Links: Umbrellas Over Portugal

Roma Panganiban

The Late Movies: Rolling Stones Anniversary

Erica Palan

5 Failed Candidates for the 51st State

The Week

If you don't like what's going on in your state, you can't just form your own

11 People Who Almost Played The Doctor

Roma Panganiban

While it’s hard to imagine anyone else in Tom Baker’s striped scarf or David Tennant’s classic Converses, casting decisions could have gone very differently.

The Missing Links: They Own These Moves

Colin Patrick

Death By Swallowing: 11 People Who Died After Eating Something Weird

Stacy Conradt

President Zachary Taylor died after eating iced milk and cherries. He's hardly the first person—or the last—to meet his or her demise from eating or swallowing something suspicious.

The History of CTRL + ALT + DELETE

the mag

ctrl+alt+delete started as a trade secret. Then it became an icon.

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