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The Stories Behind 15 Albums Named After Numbers, Featuring a Lot of Van Halen

Stacy Conradt

When you think about it, most album titles are a little cryptic (Fiona Apple, I love you, but that's a lot of title).

The Missing Links: Why America Smells (Or Thinks It Does)

Colin Patrick

The Grinch, Voldemort and Michael Jackson’s Zombie No this isn’t the beginning of a “...walk into a bar...” joke.

In Parts of Europe, Ranch-Flavored Doritos Are Called "Cool American"

Jason English

[Via BuzzFeed. See more unusual Doritos flavors and flavor names from around the

"Today I'm Dressed in C Major" -- A Cyborg Artist

Chris Higgins

Neil Harbisson is an artist who was born with a rare form of colorblindness called achromatopsia -- he sees everything in grayscale.

6 Olympians Who Don't Keep Their Medals in a Sock Drawer

Stacy Conradt

For being such rare, magical creatures, gold medals seem to get second-rate treatment once they land in the hands of Olympians.

Brain Game: Land Ho!

Read the instructions carefully to solve today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Wednesday Wordplay challenge.

Morning Cup of Links: Logic and Infinity

Miss Cellania

21 Stunning Examples Of Impeccable Logic. The kind of logic you find when you let millions of people share their thoughts with everyone online.

11 Geeky Wedding & Engagement Rings

Jill Harness

We’ve featured geeky wedding invitations, nerdy wedding dresses, funny wedding photos and more, but now it’s time to enjoy delightfully dorky wedding rings – and a few nerdy engagement rings as well.

The Late Movies: Happy 70th Birthday, Garrison Keillor

Erica Palan

Beloved public radio personality Garrison Keillor turned 70 years old today.

What Is a Blue Moon, and How Rare Is It?

Kara Kovalchik

Stockbyte/John FoxxBefore Curiosity landed on Mars, the main topic of discussion among amateur astronomers was the blue Moon that is scheduled to make an appearance on August 31.

The Missing Links: How to Turn Junk Mail Into A Big Payday

Colin Patrick

A Perfectly Legal $95,000 Bank Heist Patrick Combs deposited a $95K junk mail bank check as a joke, fully expecting the transaction to be declined.

The Science of "Breaking the Seal"

Matt Soniak

If you like beer, and like it in large quantities, this might be a familiar scenario: You sit down at the bar, get a beer and drink it. You drink another one. Maybe a third.

Meet Bobak Ferdowsi, NASA's "Mohawk Guy"

Chris Higgins

Bobak Ferdowsi is Flight Director on the Mars Science Laboratory mission (aka Curiosity).

7 Fabulously Named Fossils

Miss Cellania

When I researched the post 14 Great Names for Bugs, I found other wonderful species names, including some creatures that no longer exist.

Prince Harry is Partial Owner of a Racehorse Named Usain Colt

Jason English

John Stillwell/PA Photos/Landov Adrienne Crezo is on vacation this week, but she found time to share that fact with me yesterday. I am grateful.