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Morning Cup of Links: Eyeborg, the Bionic Eye

Miss Cellania

The 2010 Bulwer-Lytton awards for bad fiction have been bestowed.

5 Times the Queen's Guard Wasn't So Serious

Stacy Conradt

The 20 Highest-Grossing Movies of All Time

Austin Thompson Hayley Harding

Name the Disney Movies Beginning With "The"

Don't Call Me Shirley: An Airplane! Quiz

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Airplane! turns 30 today! In honor of the big day, we present a quiz that focuses on the word puns, word play and "oh, my word!" moments that helped turn the film into the classic it has become.

Anyone who nails them all would surely by welcome to pilot the mentalfloss private trivia jet anytime. And, no, Shirley, we're not joking.

5 Questions: Ann Then...?

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At the Libraries: Your Weekly Round-Up

Miss Kathleen

Every Wednesday, Miss Kathleen provides links to a variety of things happening at libraries across the country. If there's something fun going on in your local library this week, leave us a

The Late Movies: ANTS!!!

Chris Higgins

For your viewing pleasure, I've rounded up some awesome videos of ants in captivity.

How Did You Know? "“ Day 2 Level 3/Bonus Round!

David K. Israel

Solve the following puzzle and you may win your pick of anything you want from the neatoshop (valued under $25).

The First Computer Programmer: Ada Lovelace

Chris Higgins

Ada Lovelace, daughter of the poet Lord Byron and the Countess of Lovelace, is considered the first computer programmer, despite having died in 1852 -- long before computers were actually built.

Name All 7 Countries That Won the World Cup

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Since the first tournament in 1930, only seven different countries have won the World Cup. Can you name them all in 2 minutes?

The Quick 10: Top 10 Baby Boy Names of the 1880s

Stacy Conradt

As you guys are reading this, I'm out on maternity leave.  But as I write this, I'm really about three weeks away from having a baby.  So you can imagine that my life is revolving around w

Where Antimatter Still Exists

Mangesh & Jason

Our new issue is on newsstands and in mailboxes (or beach bags or bathrooms or wherever it is you do your _flossing).

Phil Jackson: The Lubricating Oil

Bud Shaw

Phil Jackson never saw a movie until his senior year in high school. TV? His family didn't own one. Dancing? Not allowed.

Two Minnesota Dogs Review Our Magazine

Jason English

Not sure if this means Petey and Meria loved mental_floss magazine or despised

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