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The World's Greatest Infant Criminal

Jill Harness

It's pretty hard for a newborn baby to escape from the hospital, steal a car, and take a joyride that exceeds speeds of 566 miles per hour.

Brain Game: J-Town

It's Think Thursday time once again here at the mentalfloss.com Brain Game. According to the latest 2010 Census results, of the 275 U.S.

Track List: Geography Edition

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A few months ago, I asked you to put my party playlists in chronological order. Now I'm putting a geographical spin on things. I'll give you a snippet of a few songs -- it's up to you to put them in order by their content. You'll need a world map and a boombox.

And remember, I'm putting them in order by the lyric, not the song title. So if a hypothetical snippet refers to France but comes from a song called something else, I'm asking about France.

Morning Cup of Links: Celebrity Shenanigans

Miss Cellania

News outlets are full of Kim Kardashian and her 72-day marriage, but many celebrity marriages don't last even that long.

5 Questions: Spoiler Alert!

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The Field of Dreams and Five Other Movie Pilgrimages You Can Make

Stacy Conradt

Whenever I’m traveling and people find out where I’m from, 90 percent of the time, the reaction is, “Iowa!

The Late Movies: Los Angeles Plays Itself

Chris Higgins

Los Angeles Plays Itself is an unusual documentary by film professor Thom Andersen, about how Los Angeles is portrayed in movies.

What Happened When Turkmenistan's President for Life Died?

Haley Sweetland Edwards

© Tim Brakemeier/dpa/Corbis When Saparmurat Niyazov died in 2006, Turkmenistan lost its so-called “President for Life.” During his 16-year reign over this impoverished Central Asian country, Niyazo

At the Libraries: One Pumpkin to Rule Them All

Miss Kathleen

Each week Miss Kathleen provides links to a variety of stories about libraries, authors, and books.

Dietribes: Celery (or, "I'm Being Stalked!")

Allison Keene

• When someone mentions "celery" as an eating option to me my first response is to scoff and say "boring." But maybe boring's not so bad - after all, a celery tonic was once p

Ten on Todd

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The name Todd comes from the Middle English word for FOX, and you'll have to be as sly as one to earn a winning score in today's Lunchtime Quiz. A score of 6 or better is a win. Can you do it? Prove it!

12 Songs that mention other songs or artists

David K. Israel

This is clearly not a definitive list. I encourage you all to help us build the list by leaving your additions in the comments

NOVA: The Fabric of the Cosmos

Chris Higgins

NOVA's "The Fabric of the Cosmos" premieres tonight, November 2, at 9pm ET/PT on most PBS stations.

Brain Game: Not So Civil

Today, the mentalfloss.com Brain Game brings you a new Word Ladder challenge.

Morning Cup of Links: Spider Porn

Miss Cellania

Nina Sandlin takes pictures of spider genitalia in her spare time. Her spider porn collection is becoming a priceless tool for identifying arachnid species.

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