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He Could Have Discovered America, but He Wanted to See His Parents

Matt Soniak

The story of Bjarni Herjólfsson.

Morning Cup of Links: Witty Eateries

Miss Cellania

The Late Movies: 6 Stirring Speeches From America's Best Fictional Presidents

Erica Palan

The History of "Heart and Soul"

Kara Kovalchik

Snapshots of the 1917 Russian Revolution

Erin McCarthy

Introducing SmartyPants, Now in the mental_floss Store!

Mangesh Hattikudur

20 Recyclable Objects That Might Surprise You

Lucas Reilly

The Missing Links: What Astronauts Eat

Colin Patrick

10 Creative and Clever Crochet Crafts

Miss Cellania

Understanding the Debt Limit

Chris Higgins

The Best Shots Fired in the Oxford Comma Wars

Arika Okrent

Here are some quotes that each side uses in the debate over the Oxford comma.

What’s the Difference Between a Boat and a Ship?

Matt Soniak

Brain Game: Th- Th- That's All, Folks

Sandy Wood

Brain Game: Th- Th- That's All, Folks

Morning Cup of Links: A Stormtrooper's Life

Miss Cellania

The Idea for the Fax Machine Has Been Around for 170 Years

Matt Soniak