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The Story Behind the Peculiar Poem in NYC's Port Authority Tunnel

Hannah Keyser

Actually, the poem is posted in the corridor between the Port Authority subway station and the Times Square subway station.

Morning Cup of Links: NFL Prospect Comes Out

Hannah Keyser

25 Movies With Similar Plots Released the Same Year

Rudie Obias

Though Hollywood studios develop films separately, sometimes movies that are eerily similar will be released in the same calendar year.

Morning Cup of Links: Making Hot Air Balloons

Miss Cellania

Where Did the Chicken Nugget Come From?

Matt Soniak

Matt Soniak answers today's Big Question.

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9 Crazy Moments from Winter Olympics History

Orrin Konheim

With the Sochi Olympics underway in Russia, we thought we'd take a look back at some of the Winter Games' wildest and most unpredictable moments. Each of these wins gold for insanity.

Brain Game: The Bumpiest Brain Game

Sandy Wood

Weekend Links: Lego Masterpieces

Roma Panganiban

Last Week's Most Popular Stories

Jason English

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

Playing With Magnets in a Copper Pipe

Chris Higgins

Ray Cats, Artificial Moons and the Atomic Priesthood: How the Government Plans to Protect Our Nuclear Waste

the mag

Radioactive junkyards remain dangerous for millennia. So how do you keep future generations from all that toxic trash? With a sign, of course!

Beyond Gertie: 9 Films of Winsor McCay

DT Kelly

On February 8, 1914, famed cartoonist Winsor McCay demonstrated before a live audience his considerable talents “controlling” Gertie, the “only dinosaur in captivity.” A theatrical release followed, w

World War I Centennial: Origins of the Armenian Genocide

Erik Sass

Dressed Down: 9 SNL Sketches Killed Before They Aired

Colin Patrick

Here are a collection of sketches that never got the full "Live from New York" treatment—for one reason or another.

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