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Werner Herzog's "On Death Row" Premieres Tonight

Chris Higgins

Werner Herzog premieres a four-part miniseries tonight (Friday, March 9) on Investigation Discovery at 10pm ET/PT.

The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

Tuba Thefts Linked to Banda Music A rash of tuba thefts may be attributed to the popularity of a genre of music called banda.

Brain Game: Three I's

Today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Free-for-All Friday challenge isn't tough, but it's been a long week (hasn't it?) so we're taking it easy on you today.

Morning Cup of Links: Angry Birds in Space

Miss Cellania

A photo essay follows a group of greyhounds from their racing days in Tijuana to new loving homes in the U.S.

5 Questions: Names that Sound Like Initials

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At the Libraries: Little Libraries Abound

Miss Kathleen

Each week Miss Kathleen provides links to a variety of stories about libraries, authors, and books. If there’s something noteworthy going on in your local library, leave us a

11 of the Most Beloved Sherman Brothers Songs

Stacy Conradt

Whether you’re a Disney fan or not, chances are pretty good that you’ve had a Sherman Brothers song firmly stuck in your head at one point or another.

It Came From Space! Man-Made Objects That Crashed Back to Earth

Calli Arcale

Most orbital debris is in low Earth orbit, where "what goes up must come down" — derelict satellites, spent rocket boosters, explosive bolt shrapnel, payload fairings, interstage structures,

TNG Season 8: The Best Twitter Feed for Star Trek Nerds

Chris Higgins

If you're a Trek fan, there's an embarrassment of riches for you on Twitter -- you can follow cast members including Wil Wheaton, LeVar Burton, Brent Spiner, heck -- even Shatner and Nimoy a

20 Legendary Athletes Who Finished Up With Another Team

Scott Allen

SAM RICHE/MCT /Landov On Wednesday, Peyton Manning and the Indianapolis Colts officially parted ways after 14 seasons.

7 Real-Life Fairytale Castles

Miss Cellania

Many of our Disneyfied visions of fairy tale castles are modeled on real medieval castles in Europe.

Brain Game: Pieces of Eight

I had a recent dream where the number "8" kept popping up.

Morning Cup of Links: Solar Storm

Miss Cellania

A massive solar flare has produced the biggest solar storm in five years, which will reach Earth today, possibly causing satellite outages.

5 Questions: Do You Have the Magic "Touch"?

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The Late Movies: Johnny Castaway

Chris Higgins

Last week I posted a roundup of classic screensavers, but many commenters pointed out a big one that I missed: Johnny Castaway. Somehow, I had never seen Johnny!

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