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11 Peculiar Meetings Between Famous People

Bill DeMain

You'd expect famous people to know other famous people. But maybe not these famous people.

Where Is That Tournament-Bound School? (2012 Edition)

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You’ve printed your bracket. You’ve decided which 12 seed will upset which 5 seed. You’ve even started fake coughing to make it seem slightly more plausible when you call in sick on Thursday. While you’re waiting for the play-in games to tip-off, can you figure out where these 11 tourney-bound schools are located?

Weekend Links: Why Daylight Saving Time May Kill You

Allison Keene

I am no fan of Daylight Saving Time, and now I have even more fuel to add to that fire, because apparently ... springing forward could kill you.

Last Week's Most Popular Stories

Jason English

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

Weekend Links: Christopher Walken's "Where The Wild Things Are"

Allison Keene

There are plenty of videos out there with Christopher Walken reading things from "The Raven" to Gaga lyrics, but I particularly like his improvisation of "Where the Wild Things Are"

Lunchtime Quiz Leftovers

Jason English

The Late Movies: The Googling

Miss Cellania

In 2008, The Vacationeers produced a series of short films about Google's never-ending list of new products and projects.


Jason English

Programming Note! On the 11th day of every month, starting just after midnight, we run at least 11 '11 lists' (like a 10 list, only 10% better).

Holy Foreskin! A Brief History of Stolen Catholic Relics

Kathy Benjamin

Last week a 900-year-old heart that allegedly belonged to St. Laurence O'Toole was stolen from a cathedral in Dublin. Although Rev.

19 Really Bad Family Feud Answers

Eddie Deezen

During what month of pregnancy does a woman begin to look pregnant? "September."

What's Your Middle Name and Would You Like to Change It?

Jason English

On Fridays, I post a series of unrelated questions meant to spark conversation in the comments. Answer one, answer all, respond to someone else's reply, whatever you want.

Man Trades Cat Pictures for Free Router

Jill Harness

Liam was having a problem with his router. It's not so much that the router didn't work, his cat just happened to love sleeping on it — knocking out the cord on a regular basis.

Werner Herzog's "On Death Row" Premieres Tonight

Chris Higgins

Werner Herzog premieres a four-part miniseries tonight (Friday, March 9) on Investigation Discovery at 10pm ET/PT.

The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

Tuba Thefts Linked to Banda Music A rash of tuba thefts may be attributed to the popularity of a genre of music called banda.

Brain Game: Three I's

Today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Free-for-All Friday challenge isn't tough, but it's been a long week (hasn't it?) so we're taking it easy on you today.