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Name the 10 Most Frequently Stolen Cars

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Last August, the National Insurance Crime Bureau released its list of the most frequently stolen vehicles (cars, trucks, SUVs, minivans) for 2008. The NICB lists specific model years ("2002 Ford Explorer"), but we wouldn't do that to you -- just give us the model ("Explorer"). You've got three minutes. Good luck!

motionbox.com presents: HDYK? - {day 2}

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? sponsored by the extraordinary video sharing site motionbox.com.

Be All You Can Be

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A list of current U.S. Army ranks revealed 20 distinct names for those titles. How many of these 20 can you come up with in 5 minutes? Spelling counts, so if you need to look up any words before you begin, feel free to do so. The clock starts when you type in your first answer.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Five named ranks left out of the mix (because they are special or parallel ranks) are: Command Sergeant Major, First Sergeant, General of the Army, Sergeant Major of the Army, Specialist.

Secrets of the Secret Society for Creative Philanthropy

Jill Harness

Regular _floss readers may remember the article I posted last month about The Secret Society for Creative Philanthropy.

The Perks of the Presidency

Jason English

Last month, New York Magazine posted a photo gallery titled "A History of Obama Feigning Interest in Mundane Things." Dean Trippe has tweaked those photos, adding objects like Marty McFly�

Brain Game: Pounds & Minutes

Wednesday's Brain Game: Which U.S. city could be represented by the following combination of measurements? 86,400 seconds + 32,000 ounces Here is the SOLUTION. THE SOLUTION:  

More Photos of our Readers

Ransom Riggs

Just kidding! But I thought these nerd-tacular portraits captured a special certain something that all of us here at mental_floss can relate to.

Morning Cup of Links: Lifestyle Creep

Miss Cellania

15-year-old Phoebe Prince was bullied and harassed for months and finally committed suicide.

5 Questions: Ain't No Hollaback Quiz

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The Late Movies: Spontaneous Dance Parties

Erica Palan

If the Internet has taught us anything, it's this: Watching other people do things that make them happy makes us happy, too.

9 Famous Puppeteers of the 20th Century

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Drawing with a Computer in 1963

Chris Higgins

Ivan Sutherland created a computer program called Sketchpad in the early 1960's as his PhD thesis.

Name the Last 12 States Admitted to the U.S.

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On August 1, 1876, Colorado became the 38th state. Can you name the 12 states that joined the union after 1876? You've got one minute.

The Quick 10: 10 Spoonerisms (and other twists of the tongue)

Stacy Conradt

You know how sometimes when you're talking, your mouth is moving faster than your brain and you inevitably flip the beginning parts of a couple of words?

Puberty Makes You Stupid

Meghan Holohan

Even though the negative consequences of sexting are well known, teenagers still text naked pictures to their peers.

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