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Anti-Suicide Speech from "Pump Up the Volume"

Chris Higgins

In recent months, we've been reminded of teen bullying and suicide as a rising problem in the U.S. For example, I posted a Late Movies installment about the It Gets Better project.

The Griswold Family Quiz

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Test your knowledge of Clark W. Griswold, his wife Ellen, and their ever-changing kids.

The Cool History of the Slurpee

Rob Lammle

When President Obama commented that the Republicans were standing around drinking Slurpees while the Democrats were busy creating real change in Washington, it caused quite a storm.

Damn You, Autocorrect!

Ransom Riggs

My phone thinks it's smarter than I am. It has a nasty habit of twisting my words -- before I'm even done typing them -- into things that are radically different from what I meant to type.

Coca-Cola: Coupon Pioneers

Colin Patrick

In today’s world, it is pure, irritating routine to walk to the mailbox and be greeted with a smattering of coupons. But, that wasn’t always the case.

Can a Blood Test Diagnose Concussions?

Meghan Holohan

Ann McKee at Boston University School of Medicine examines the donated brains of former professional athletes to understand how repeated head injuries affect the brain.

Making Puppets With Jim Henson

Jill Harness

Muppet fans are sure to enjoy this great puppet-making video featuring Jim Henson. While the creations aren't as detailed as Muppets, they are much faster to make.

Brain Game: Math Square #50

The nine white squares inside the main red grid should be filled with the digits 1 through 9. Each digit should appear only once in this main grid (the red square).

7 Seminal Robots

David K. Israel

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Morning Cup of Links: Brave Cat and Deadmau5

Miss Cellania

Triclosan and triclocarban are chemicals used to kill germs in surgical patients.

5 Questions: Kind of a Quiz

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A Double Dare Quiz

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Double Dare was the best possible game show for the Nickelodeon generation. Sure, there was some trivia in there, but for the most part it was just lots of whipped cream, slime and running around. How well do you remember the Nick game show and its physical challenges?

Name Derek Zoolander's Looks

Weekend Links: Playing With the Moon

Allison Keene

From Jane, a fantastic set of photos featured on NPR.com: playing with the moon.

The Week's Most Popular Stories

Jason English

In case you weren't obsessively refreshing mentalfloss.com all week, here's what you

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