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John Hodgman on mental_floss: "Much Better Than Poking Your Brain With a Stim-U-Dent."

Jason English

John Hodgman had some nice things to say about mental_floss this morning. He also left a comment under another post to explain his frustration over e-books.

The Number of the Day: 250

Colin Patrick

Starting today, fans of the Green Bay Packers can purchase an official share of stock in the team for $250. The FAQs at packersowner.com offer further details for any Cheesehead thinking about gett

Why Is a $100,000 Bill on a Billboard in New York?

Ethan Trex

Photo by Friends of the High Line, Courtesy of John Baldessari and Marian Goodman Gallery There's a big $100,000 bill plastered on a billboard near the High Line in New York.

Brain Game: Mucha Gente

Today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Tuesday Test Time challenge requires you to choose the correct city in one of three states - California, Florida, or Texas.

Morning Cup of Links: Blood and Honey

Miss Cellania

New postal service cutbacks will mean slower delivery of first-class mail.

5 Questions: Meg Ryan

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The Late Movies: Death To Prohibition!

Mark Arminio

On this date in 1933, the 21st amendment nullified the 18th and America was no longer a dry country.

The Quick 10: 10 Hilarious Scathing Reviews

Adrienne Crezo

Sometimes a thing is so bad there’s no way to say it nicely. Here are ten reviews that don’t even try. 1.

From Unemployment to Underwear: 4 Alternative Economic Indicators

Greg Sabin

photofriday / Shutterstock.com On Friday, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) informed the country that the U.S. unemployment rate has dropped to 8.6%.

The Time Chris Farley Visited Congress as Newt Gingrich

Colin Patrick

The way the GOP nomination process has gone, it seems every candidate eventually gets a turn to put on the frontrunner hat.

9 Questionable Choices for Previous Super Bowl Halftime Shows

Stacy Conradt

The NFL has announced that Madonna will be your halftime entertainment for Super Bowl XLVI in February.

Brain Game: Math Square #100

Good luck with today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game. It's hard to believe that we're passing the century mark with the Monday Math Square.

Morning Cup of Links: Flying Cheerleader

Miss Cellania

The 45 Most Powerful Images Of 2011.

5 Questions: Sally Field

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Help Name This Octopus

Jill Harness

This lovely Giant Pacific Octopus was just brought to the Smithsonian National Zoo after the previous octopus resident, Octavius, passed away.