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From Pennies to Chocolate: 11 Examples of Creative Flooring

Bill DeMain


John Cazale's Amazing Best Picture Streak

Ethan Trex

John Cazale passed away on this date in 1978. His brief stay in Hollywood generated one of the more interesting bodies of work in modern

11 Weird and Wonderful Lists on Wikipedia

Chris Higgins

While we're celebrating a day of lists, I thought I'd go a little meta with this list of lists. Wikipedia is home to a lot of odd things, including...lists!

Brain Game: Math Square #113

The mentalfloss.com Brain Game opens a new week with a Monday Math Square. I tried to include a few 11s to coincide with our 11-on-12 theme.

Morning Cup of Links: Brazilian Batman, Jerusalem Joker

Miss Cellania

Officials in Taubaté, Brazil have hired a veteran to patrol neighborhoods dressed as Batman.

11 Photos Celebrating Women Workers of World War I

Jill Harness

While you’ve probably seen hundreds of images of women working in factories during World War II, that wasn’t the first time women joined the workforce to help fill in for the millions of men sent out

11 Peculiar Meetings Between Famous People

Bill DeMain

You'd expect famous people to know other famous people. But maybe not these famous people.

Weekend Links: Why Daylight Saving Time May Kill You

Allison Keene

I am no fan of Daylight Saving Time, and now I have even more fuel to add to that fire, because apparently ... springing forward could kill you.

Last Week's Most Popular Stories

Jason English

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

Weekend Links: Christopher Walken's "Where The Wild Things Are"

Allison Keene

There are plenty of videos out there with Christopher Walken reading things from "The Raven" to Gaga lyrics, but I particularly like his improvisation of "Where the Wild Things Are"

Lunchtime Quiz Leftovers

Jason English

The Late Movies: The Googling

Miss Cellania

In 2008, The Vacationeers produced a series of short films about Google's never-ending list of new products and projects.


Jason English

Programming Note! On the 11th day of every month, starting just after midnight, we run at least 11 '11 lists' (like a 10 list, only 10% better).

Holy Foreskin! A Brief History of Stolen Catholic Relics

Kathy Benjamin

Last week a 900-year-old heart that allegedly belonged to St. Laurence O'Toole was stolen from a cathedral in Dublin. Although Rev.

19 Really Bad Family Feud Answers

Eddie Deezen

During what month of pregnancy does a woman begin to look pregnant? "September."