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SuperPAC or Motto of a Small Midwestern City?

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The ability to raise unlimited funds for a candidate is not enough for some super PACs. They also need a fancy name that makes them stand out. But some of these names end up sounding like they belong on welcome signs in small towns. Can you tell whether each phrase is a political action committee or the motto of a small midwestern city?

Could Humans Hibernate?

Matt Soniak

Some animals have it made. Their whole day revolves around eating and having sex (and, to be fair, trying not to get eaten themselves).

10,000 Singers Belt Out "Ode to Joy"

Chris Higgins

In Japan, it's an end-of-year tradition to sing "Ode to Joy," the final movement of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony.

Is It Bad to Use the Same Plastic Water Bottle Every Day?

Matt Soniak

If you’re not washing it, then yeah, it can get kind of gross.

Brain Game: South Americ-a

Geography is a common subject for the mentalfloss.com Brain Game's Tuesday Test Time challenge. Maybe we'll change the name to Tuesday Travels.

Morning Cup of Links: Deadly Dino Gas

Miss Cellania

Why the Campaign to Stop America's Obesity Crisis Keeps Failing.

5 Questions: "Grin" and Bear It

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World War I Centennial: Rattling the Saber at Sea

Erik Sass

Installment #15: One of the grand traditions of Britain’s Royal Navy was the royal review, in which all the vessels of the home fleet – the core force, responsible for protecting the British Isles fro

WanderLinks: How Stadiums Enforce Lifetime Bans

Colin Patrick

Thanks so very much to everyone who contributed name suggestions for our new column. We're going to test out a few different names this week, starting today with WanderLinks.

60% of People Can't Go 10 Minutes Without Lying

Kathy Benjamin

Lie detector image via Shutterstock There are two things you can say for sure about human beings: our opposable thumbs make us great at using tools, and we are all big, fat liars.

Who Said It: John Hodgman or the @mental_floss Twitter Account?

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If you pick up the latest mental_floss magazine, you'll find author, humorist, and former professional literary agent John Hodgman staring right at you. In this quiz — an elaborate game of "True or False?" — you have to decide whether the statement is an actual fact that appeared in a @mental_floss tweet or a "fact" that appeared in one of Mr. Hodgman's books.

Brain Game: Math Square #121

It's the first Monday in May, so merrily mull over this Monday Math Square as today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game challenge.

Morning Cup of Links: Dancing with the Dead

Miss Cellania

The Avengers did pretty well on opening weekend ...smashing box office records like the Hulk smashes scenery.

5 Questions: The Outlook is "Grim"

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11 Fabulous Libraries in South America

Jill Harness

Last week we toured some of Europe's most beautiful libraries. Now let's see what South America has to offer. 1. The Royal Portuguese Reading Room,

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