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5 Questions: A Tax-ing Quiz

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Mint Condition: A Baseball Card Quiz

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Dave Jamieson is an award-winning journalist and an old friend of mental_floss. To promote his new book Mint Condition: How Baseball Cards Became an American Obsession, he put together a quiz for us on baseball card history.

Even F***ing Better

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The first version of this quiz was popular, so I'm giving it a second go-round. Of the two works given, just choose the one that had the most f-bombs.

And don't worry, this quiz is safe for work.

The Late Movies: Steve Martin's "L.A. Story"

Chris Higgins

Released in 1991, L.A. Story is my favorite Steve Martin movie -- yes, I like it even better than The Jerk.

Hit Me With Your Best Shot: A Brief History of Presidential Pitching

Matt Soniak

"Last year, more Americans went to symphonies than went to baseball games.

Happy National Bookmobile Day!

Miss Kathleen

According to the National Library Association, National Bookmobile Day is "an annual celebration of the contributions of our nation's bookmobiles and the dedicated professionals who make qua

Screen Caps from Movies

Chris Higgins

This is nice: Screen Caps is a site presenting HD-quality screen captures from movies, without commentary or explanation. Just big crazy screen caps, many of them suitable for desktop wallpaper.

1Cup1Coffee

David K. Israel

Who doesn't like to kill zombies?

The Quick 10: Mr. Men and Little Miss

Stacy Conradt

Welcome to part three of our nostalgic children's book Quick 10s! Today we're visiting Roger Hargreaves' world of Mr. Men and Little Misses. 1. Mr. Tickle was the first Mr.

Can Morphine Prevent PTSD?

Meghan Holohan

Throughout the history of medicine, doctors have prescribed opium-based drugs.

If You Could Keep One Thing

Ransom Riggs

If you could only keep one thing, what would it be? In a touching photo essay titled "What I Keep," photographer Susan Mullally asks homeless people in Waco, Texas that very question.

10 Arguments Against Paying Taxes (That Won't Work)

Greg Sabin

No one can accuse the IRS of not being thorough. On their website, they've addressed some of the more common arguments that folks have made to avoid paying taxes.

Brain Game: Hawaiian Punch

Welcome to the Wednesday Brain Game: What is the final letter in this sequence, and why? EO, OE, O, EE, OU, IE, I, EE, EI, IE, ?

Morning Cup of Links: Otter Genius

Miss Cellania

Scans of New Hominid's Skull Find Possible Chunk of Brain—and Bugs.

5 Questions: Paint Your Wagon

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