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The Late Movies: Guess The Theme XXIII

Mark Arminio

It's Thursday. It's late. You should be sleeping. But you're not, because of the rumbling and tingling excitement of the game that is sweeping the nation—GUESS THE THEME.

Mr. Rogers Sings "Won't You Be My Neighbor?" Spanning 33 Years

Chris Higgins

In this simple video, we see Fred Rogers singing the iconic "Won't You Be My Neighbor?" theme song from Mister Rogers' Neighborhood over a span of 33 years.

Wild Wednesday

David K. Israel

Last night was one of those nights when you're thankful for the new-ish MLB TV, which allowed me to watch all three extra-inning games simultaneously.

7 Things You Need to Know about the Torah

David K. Israel

Today is Rosh HaShanah, which literally translates into "Head TheYear" or "head of the year." It marks the Jewish New Year and the period where Jews finish the Torah, or the Five B

The Story Behind "Take Me Out To The Ball Game" (Also: Lost Verses!)

Bill DeMain

Did you know that “Take Me Out To The Ball Game” was written by a guy who had almost no interest in the sport?

Brain Game: Really, Really Bad Rebus #29

It's Think Thursday here at the mentalfloss.com Brain Game. What better way to celebrate than with a new entry in our Really, Really Bad Rebus series?

Morning Cup of Links: The Grilled Cheese Martini

Brian Abrams

Stephen King is writing a sequel to The Shining. * Is the grilled cheese martini the next big thing? * What women want, according to the October covers of Lucky, InStyle, InStyle Makeover, Glamou

5 Questions: Frog, Man

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The Fish That Eats Itself to Death

Jill Harness

The black swallower might not be the best known undersea creature, but it might be one of the most abhorrent.

The Late Movies: 13 Live R.E.M. Performances

Chris Higgins

When I heard the news last week that R.E.M. had called it quits, I was a little sad -- but then I realized I had a great excuse for posting old R.E.M. performance videos! R.E.M.

Dante's Peak, Volcano or Joe Versus The Volcano?

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How well do you remember the best volcano-themed movies of the '90s? We'll give you a quote from the L.A.-based Volcano, the Pierce Brosnan vehicle Dante's Peak or the Tom Hanks comedy Joe Versus The Volcano and it's up to you to select the movie it came from.

Free Cab Rides!

David K. Israel

Last time I wrote about Mark Malkoff, he was busy seeing what kind of strange things he could do in an Apple store. Remember?

From the Dictionary to a Book Called "Horse": The Surprising Complaints Against 6 Books

Andréa Fernandes

This week (September 24 through October 1, 2011) is the American Library Association's Banned Books Week, an "annual event celebrating the freedom to read and the importance of the First Ame

ThunderCats, LOL!

Chris Higgins

As a kid, I was a big fan of ThunderCats.

Two Snack Food Veterans Buried With Their Products

Stacy Conradt

You may have heard that the inventor of Doritos died this week. Arch West was the marketing vice president at Frito-Lay in 1964 when he and his family took a trip to southern California.