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Digital Records Are Fading Fast

Ransom Riggs

I'm a collector of vintage snapshots.

Brain Game: Puckish

October is here, NHL preseason games are underway, and professional hockey's regular season will be underway soon.

Morning Cup of Links: Ig Nobel Prizes

Miss Cellania

Australia's Lost Giants. Seven foot red kangaroos are scary, but they may have fallen to a puny predator called Homo sapiens. * Citizens of Sicily are standing up to the Mafia.

5 Questions: R.I.P. Tony Curtis

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The Late Movies: Next Media Animation

Mark Arminio

Next Media is a large news company based in Hong Kong, specializing in a wide array of media products.

How Did You Know? - Day 3 Level 3/Bonus Round

David K. Israel

YES! You can play this challenge/contest without knowing a thing about the weekly hunt! It's sort of a one-off - a stand-alone if you will.

The Quick: 10 Companies That Had Fun with their Stock Ticker Symbols

Stacy Conradt

I don’t know that there’s much room for humor in the world of finance, especially when it comes to fast-paced buying and selling.

Beautifully Lit Urban Decay

Jill Harness

Light graffiti generally consists of some neat swirls and patterns of light in front of the camera, but artist TigTab has a much more complex process that results in infinitely more fascinating creati

Yabba-Dabba-Do! Happy 50th Anniversary to the Folks in Bedrock (twitch, twitch)!

Kara Kovalchik

TV's favorite stone-age family first visited our living rooms on September 30, 1960.

Neatorama presents: HDYK? - {day 3}

David K. Israel

It's an all-new 5-day trivia hunt! Co-puzzle Master Josh Halbur and I are happy to bring you the next How Did You Know?

Remembering the People of Mayberry

Miss Cellania

The Andy Griffith Show (TAGS) premiered on television on October 3rd, 1960. That means Sunday will mark the show's 50th anniversary!

History of the U.S.: A Chip Off of the Old Potato

Stacy Conradt

In 1853, Saratoga Springs was a fashionable resort destination in upstate New York, providing recuperation and relaxation for rich folks fleeing the filthy, squalid city.

Ben Folds + Nick Hornby + Pomplamoose = Adorable

Chris Higgins

Musician Ben Folds and novelist Nick Hornby (High Fidelity, About a Boy, lots more) have just released a new album called Lonely Avenue.

Wacky Tales from Olympics Past

Ethan Trex

We're big Olympics fans here at mental_floss, and it's killing us that we've got to wait nearly two more years until the London Olympics begin.

Brain Game: No Mulligans

Four friends - Jerry, Will, Roy, and Dan - head to a local course to enjoy 18 holes of golf.