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Mangesh & Jason

Act now and you can get 15% off the great stuff in the mental_floss store—t-shirts, mugs, books, a Periodic Table Shower Curtain, and more.

5 Questions: Ain't It a Mitch?

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Weekend Links: Don't Hassle the Hoff

Allison Keene

My friend Jessica found a great link to a video lampooning the current net neutrality / Google hubbub by asking the question, what if "The Net" had been made in 2010 instead of 1995?

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: Wine Vending Machines

Allison Keene

Starting a fight in a bar is a dumb idea.

Lunchtime Quiz Leftovers

Jason English

The Late Movies: Best of the Worst Action Movie One-Liners

Ransom Riggs

There are a million great/horrible action movies out there, all of them chock-full of ridiculous one liners, most delivered either right before or right after the hero delivers a fatal blow.

The Quick 10: 10 Alfred Hitchcock Cameos

Stacy Conradt

It's Friday the 13th, so I hope all of you _flossers are keeping an eye out for black cats and ladders. Fittingly, it's also Alfred Hitchcock's birthday.

Video: Flame Thrower vs. Fire Extinguisher

Colin Patrick

Dancing Pigeons - Ritalin from Blink on Vimeo. MTV may not play them anymore, but don't say that music videos are dead.

Scuba Dog Digs Diving

Jill Harness

If you were a scuba diver and your dog got upset whenever you went on dives, what would you do?

A Salute to Southpaws for Left-Handers' Day

Jill Harness

Because the definition of left-handedness varies so much from study to study, it has been estimated that anywhere from 7 to 30 percent of the population is left handed.

Follow @mental_floss on Twitter: Amazing Facts, 140 Characters at a Time

Jason English

Looking for a good time? Follow @mental_floss on Twitter. We promise that not all amazing facts involve presidential

Winters of My Life

Chris Higgins

Director Jonathan Burhop produced this very short film featuring Howard Weamer. From Burhop's description: Winters of My Life is a portrait of Howard Weamer.

What's the Strangest Thing in Your Wallet?

Jason English

Every Friday, 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. Very casual.

Brain Game: My Buddy, Larry

Larry was a manager working out of a freight office near Atlanta.