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11 Works of Art Made With Road Maps

Jill Harness

Whether it’s a traditional Thomas Brothers map book or Google Maps Street View, most of us use maps on at least a fairly regular basis.

11 Variations on "Keep Calm and Carry On"

Chris Higgins

The now-famous Keep Calm and Carry On poster was produced by the British Ministry of Information in 1939, as a quintessentially British statement of what to do in the event of German invasion.

Brain Game: Allegory

Today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Wednesday Wordplay challenge asks you to add a letter for each new answer.

11 "Modern Antiques" Today's Kids Have Probably Never Seen

Kara Kovalchik

See how many of these you recognize, and how many of them would puzzle your kids or grandkids.

Morning Cup of Links: Caveman Fit

Miss Cellania

27 Toys You Threw Out That Are Worth a Fortune Now. Of course, you didn't have much choice after you wore them out and broke them down. * A. J.

5 Questions: The Ol' College "Tri"

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11 Musicians Who Overcame Disabilities

Bill DeMain

1. Ludwig van Beethoven At age 26, the great German composer and pianist began to lose his hearing.

The Late Movies: Shel Silverstein

Erica Palan

We've mentioned before that acclaimed children's poet Shel Silverstein wrote "A Boy Named Sue," the song popularized by the great Johnny Cash.

8 Old-School Diseases Making a Comeback

Kathy Benjamin

Humanity spent the last hundred years virtually eradicating some of the planet’s most unpleasant diseases.

Tomorrow is the 11th!

Jason English

11 image via Shutterstock Tomorrow is April 11th, and you know what that means.

6 Memorable Images from the '60s

David K. Israel

For the rest of the week, I'll be posting memorable images from the '60s, '70s, '80s and '90s.

A.J. Jacobs Is Your New Personal Trainer

AJ Jacobs

In 2009, A.J. Jacobs set out on a two-year quest for bodily perfection, chronicled in his new book, Drop Dead Healthy.

9-Year-Old's Homemade Arcade is Rad

Chris Higgins

9-year-old Caine Monroy loved arcades, so he built one in his father's auto parts shop in East LA. He made it out of cardboard and packing tape.

10 of Life's Questions Answered with Flowcharts

Miss Cellania

Young adults face difficult decisions every day that they must negotiate without the help of parents or the wisdom that comes from experience.

Brain Game: V for Vote

IMPORTANT NOTE: I laid a BIG egg with my original text for today's Brain Game, claiming that there were three answers when in fact there are four.