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Where Did Groundhog Day Come From?

Miss Cellania

Just who decided we should trust a Pennsylvania rodent with weather prognostication?

Brain Game: 22 Coins

Today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Think Thursday challenge is a math puzzle. It's not that tough, however, so give it a shot. Just please make sure to read the instructions in full.

Morning Cup of Links: The Real Groundhog

Miss Cellania

They're not endangered, they don't chuck wood, and they're not all that great at predicting weather.

5 Questions: TV Dogs 4

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The Late Movies: My New Favorite Band, The Milk Carton Kids

Chris Higgins

I came across a band (well, two guys) and I think you should listen to them; they're sort of a mixture of Simon & Garfunkel, the Jayhawks, and Gillian Welch -- in other words, somewhere i

Super Bowl Host Cities (Other Than Miami)

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Over the past 46 years, the Florida cities of Miami and Miami Gardens have hosted the Super Bowl 10 times. Not including Miami, a total of 16 other U.S. cities have also been home to Super Bowl games (including the one that's set to host Super Bowl XLVI this Sunday).

Given five minutes, can you name all 16 of these cities? HINT: Don't forget that some of the stadiums where the games were held are located in suburban cities. Good luck!

The Roof is Leaking... in a good way

David K. Israel

In most hotels around the world, if water is pouring down from your bathroom ceiling, and you film it and post it on YouTube, you might get a a personal meeting with the GM, a big-time apology, and yo

Brain Game: The Second Month

Happy February! Here's a quick Wednesday Wordplay puzzle for today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game.

Morning Cup of Links: Sheep Cyclone

Miss Cellania

What Should Stephen Colbert Do With His $1 Million in Super-PAC Money?

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The Late Movies: Classic Super Bowl Commercials

Erica Palan

If you, like me, learned everything you know about football from Friday Night Lights (the TV series, not the movie. Duh.), you probably watch the Super Bowl for the commercials.

Lectures for a New Year: Philip Glass Performs "Mad Rush"

Chris Higgins

In 1979, Philip Glass wrote a solo piano piece called "Mad Rush" (a piece of "indefinite length") in honor of the 14th Dalai Lama's visit to North America.

Our New Printer!

Jason English

After several ballots, we have a winner in last week's Name Our New Printer contest.

Do Little Half and Half Creamers Ever Go Bad?

David K. Israel

So I'm up in Seattle this week, staying at a hotel some blocks from the original Starbucks (which, it turns out, isn't REALLY the original, but rather the second location, which was situated

Brain Game: La Capitale

Some knowledge of the 50 state capitals will go a long way toward solving the Tuesday Test Time challenge for today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game. Good luck! What U.S.

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