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Pick the Real People and Avoid the Fictional Characters

11 Freshly Baked Facts About Pepperidge Farm

Ethan Trex

15 Gifts for Fledgling Cryptozoologists

Rebecca OConnell

15 Colossal Facts About the Great Wall of China

11 Wholesome Facts About Kale

Shaunacy Ferro

All 50 States Reimagined as Food Puns

Rebecca OConnell

Selling Shame: 40 Outrageous Vintage Ads Any Woman Would Find Offensive

15 Things You Might Not Know About the Sphinx

Michael Arbeiter

Join Us This Weekend at the Taste of Hudson Festival

Jason English

If you're in the Cleveland area this weekend and looking for programming, the Ohio _flossers have a tent you could visit.

The Week's Most Popular Stories

Jason English

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

Weekend Links: Memory Tricks

Allison Keene

I love this link from Danielle, who brought to my attention the performance of Lady Gaga's "Bad Romance" on the carillon on August 27th.

The Number of the Day: 950

Jason English

Cha Sa-soon, a 69-year-old woman who lives by herself in South Korea, obtained her driver's license last year—on the 950th try. Related Facts: She's become a national celebrity in South K

Lunchtime Quiz Leftovers

Jason English

Help Sean Kerr Beat Leukemia

Matt Soniak

Friends and Flossers, Sean Kerr is the four-year-old nephew of fellow mental_floss blogger Erica and myself. He was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia this past Valentine's Day.

The Late Movies: Drill Teams

Miss Cellania

Drill Teams come in all shapes, sizes, and flavors. Some have a gimmick and some must rely on talent, practice, and discipline.