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Weekend Links: So Many British Accents

Roma Panganiban

Rare Nirvana Video from 1988

Chris Higgins

10 Pterosaur Facts from the New Exhibit at the American Museum of Natural History

Erin McCarthy

Here's what we learned from an early tour.

17 Things We Learned from Nick Offerman's Latest AMA

Erin McCarthy

The man otherwise known as Ron Swanson took to Reddit today to answer anything, often in his delightfully dirty way.

Grumpy Cat Came to Mental Floss Today!

Erin McCarthy

Happy Birthday, Grumpy Cat!

Learning About (and Making Cocktails With) Fortified Wine

Clair McLafferty

U.S. Mean Center of Population Since 1790

Randy Olson

Missouri has held the honor of hosting the mean center of population for the past 40 years.

The Missing Links: The World's Worst Taxidermy

Colin Patrick

Listen to a Quartet Sing While You Watch a Close-up of Their Vocal Cords

Arika Okrent

The human voice box is a strange and amazing thing.

25 Things You Didn't Know About Deadwood

Kristy Puchko

HBO's Deadwood earned critical praise, launched careers, and won a devoted fan following over its three seasons.

The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

The Recipe for Fake Poop

Chris Higgins

Toilet-inventors need fake poop for testing. So, uh...what's in the fake poop?

Playing Scrabble with Victor, the Gamebot

Meghan Holohan

“I have legs,” Nick says. “My head alone is twice your worth,” Victor replies. Victor likes to trash talk when he plays Scrabble. My friend Nick does, too. Only Victor is a robot.

Heineken Put on a Show to Reveal the Legendary Side of Ordinary People [Sponsored]

What TV Show Finale Was Most Satisfying?

Jason English

On Fridays, we ask a series of unrelated questions. Your answers help get us through the afternoon. Answer one, answer all, or ask your own question. On to this week's topics...

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