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The Missing Links: GPS Candy Bars

Colin Patrick

How Do You Save A Bunch of Superheroes? Find out who rescued Marvel Comics. * What Happened to Good Old Golden Tickets? When we start putting GPS devices in our candy bars, I think we’ve gone

27 Cowboy Slang Terms for Things You Eat and Drink

Adrienne Crezo

If your bread wallet is empty and you need to line the flue, knight the ribbons and mosey to a beanery.

The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

Toddler Steals Keys and Car A four-year-old boy in Gärsnäs, southern Sweden, sneaked into his mother's jacket pocket as she slept, stole her car keys, and went for a joyride.

Space Madness: The Psychosis That Never Happened

Matt Soniak

From Star Trek to Ren and Stimpy to Van Der Graaf Generator’s “Pioneers Over C,” pop culture and fiction are filled with men, women, and animals who have gone excitedly beyond the bounds of the Earth

What Sequels Improved on the Original?

Jason English

On Fridays, I post a series of unrelated questions meant to spark conversation in the comments. Answer one, answer all, respond to someone else's reply, whatever you want.

7 Politicians Who Appeared on Game Shows

Stacy Conradt

As we’ve been seeing lately, everything politicians have done since birth ends up being in the news—especially during election time.

Brain Game: Meet Joe

Say hello to Joe, whose likes and dislikes will help you solve today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Free-for-all Friday challenge.

Morning Cup of Links: Common Chimeras

Miss Cellania

Students graduate from college and suddenly confront crushing debt. One professor proposes that they stop paying them. * The Three Stooges’ 15 Greatest Sports Moments.

Why Are First-Year Students Called Freshmen?

Kara Kovalchik

Image credit: Duke.eduThere was a time when almost every university student was a sophomore.  Well, a sophister, to be exact, but that’s where the word “sophomore” originated.

World War I Centennial: Austria-Hungary Punts the Balkan Issue

Erik Sass

Installment #37: As September 1912 drew to an end, the Balkan Peninsula was hurtling towards war.

The Late Movies: Guess The Theme 71

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 have something in common.

John James Audubon's Discovery of a Bird That Might Not Exist

Matt Soniak

Wikimedia Commons “It was in the month of February, 1814, that I obtained the first sight of this noble bird, and never shall I forget the delight which it gave me.” That’s John James Audubon, t

The Woman Who Jumped Off the Hollywood Sign

Eddie Deezen

Making it in Hollywood is a tough game. For every success story, there are a thousand failures. A vast majority of hopefuls understand the odds and still choose to go for it.

The Missing Links: Beard Yeast Beer

Colin Patrick

I’m Gonna Pass on the Face Yeast Beer This brewery is going to start making beer with yeast they harvested from their brewmaster’s bearded face. * It’s Just Your Common, Everyday Nazi Space Roc

11 Legendary Monsters of Asia

Miss Cellania

Every country has eerie tales of monsters from hundreds, or even thousands, of years ago.