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3 Weird Disasters Involving Food

Danny Gallagher

The Food and Drug Administration has issued a number of dangerous food recalls in the last few years. But there was a time when food didn't just attack us after we ingested it.

Airing Tomorrow on PBS: OBJECTIFIED, a Documentary About Things

Chris Higgins

Objectified airs on PBS stations in the US on Tuesday, November 24, as part of the Independent Lens series.

12 Curious Facebook Fan Pages

David K. Israel

Some of you might recall my post, The 13 Types of Friends on Facebook, and, more specifically, category C, The Groupie, which I described as the friend who has joined more groups than Marcia Brady did

Laptop Steering Wheel Desk

Miss Cellania

Isn't this remarkable?

Brain Game: Thanks, I'll Pass

Today's Brain Game congratulates the underdogs who won their NFL games yesterday: Kansas City, Oakland, and Detroit. (What?

Quebec's Vaccine Distribution Inspired by Disneyland

Jill Harness

If you've tried to get the H1N1 vaccine, then you may know just how hard it is to find a place that actually has the shots in stock and won't make you wait in line for hours.

Morning Cup of Links: Pecan, Apple, and Pumpkin

Miss Cellania

Illustrator Christoph Niemann looks at the identification of leaves in a whole new way.

Seinfeld Quizzes From the Archives

Jason English

Tonight's season finale of Curb Your Enthusiasm doubled as a Seinfeld reunion show.

10 Foods That (Thankfully) Flopped

the mag

From Celery Jell-O to chocolate French fries, here are ten foods that didn't have a very long shelf-life.

This Week's Most Popular Stories

Jason English

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

The Weekend Links

Allison Keene

There's a never ending supply of websites featuring pets doing silly, amazing, cute or preposterous things. Why? Because we obviously cannot get enough of them!

Lunchtime Quiz Leftovers

Jason English

Required Viewing: "Powers of Ten"

Chris Higgins

If you've never seen the classic short "Powers of Ten," I've got a treat for you.

The Quick 10: Nine Victims of King Tut's Curse (and one who should have been)

Stacy Conradt

If you have any connections to Egyptology or mummies at all (work in a museum? Have an archaeologist ancestor?), be careful on Sunday.

11 Things You Should Know About Rocky & Bullwinkle

Matt Soniak

Fifty years ago this week, the world was introduced to Rocket "Rocky" J. Squirrel and Bullwinkle J. Moose.