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World’s Oldest Message In a Bottle Found After 108 Years

Shaunacy Ferro

A researcher threw the note into the North Sea in the early 1900s—and a family vacationing in Germany just found it.

Mental Floss Crossword #2

Matt Gaffney

Matt Gaffney writes a weekly crossword for mental_floss.

There's a Network of Tunnels Under the White Cliffs of Dover

From our friends at Atlas Obscura.

Study Confirms Robots Aren't Coming For Our Jobs

Hannah Keyser

Your place in the workforce is safe. For now.

Julia Child's Recipe for Shark Repellent

Caitlin Schneider

The strangest recipe the iconic chef ever made.

Theodore Roosevelt and the First Presidential Car Ride

Stacy Conradt

The 26th president of the United States was not impressed.

9 Movies That Were Changed for International Audiences

Rudie Obias

It’s easy for the details of a movie to get lost in translation. So filmmakers adapt.

What Happened to Vitamins F Through Z?

Julie Winterbottom the mag

Watch Ladybugs Take Off in Slow Motion

Rebecca OConnell

Have you ever noticed how ladybug wings are a lot bigger than the little red shells they hide under?

5 Questions: State of "Being"

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6 of History’s Nastiest Jobs

Michele Debczak

Somebody had to do them, and we're just glad it wasn't us.

Paleontologists Discovered a Salamander Trapped in Amber

Michele Debczak

This unlucky guy is the first-ever salamander to be found preserved in amber.

10 Things We Learned from Patrick Stewart’s AMA

Jennifer M Wood

1. He’d totally rock a mullet.

Hate the Sound of People Chewing? You Might Have Misophonia

Shaunacy Ferro

Some researchers argue that being aggravated by mouth-related sounds can be a psychiatric disorder.

8 Decidedly Different Twitter Feeds

Miss Cellania

Twitter offers more than one-liners, links, and pictures of lunch.