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Brain Game: Math Square #88

The mentalfloss.com Brain Game offers a new entry in our longest-running weekly feature: the Monday Math Square.

Morning Cup of Links: Renfaire Tortoise

Miss Cellania

Some sites exist to publish opinions on products or services, like Yelp; others include reviews of the things they sell, like Amazon.

5 Questions: Animal Genders I

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15 Geeky Stained Glass Masterpieces

Jill Harness

Stained glass is generally reserved for the windows of churches.

The Late Movies: Storm Songs

Erica Palan

As the East Coast wades its way out of flooding and other water damage caused by Hurricane Irene, we've collected some of the greatest songs about storms.

Last Week's Most Popular Stories

Jason English

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

What the Heck Is Sea Foam?

Matt Soniak

22 Fascinating and Bizarre Classes Offered This Semester

Stacy Conradt

From the Sociology of Lady Gaga to the Joy of Garbage, here are some of the coolest and weirdest college courses being taught this fall. 1. Sociology of Fame and Lady Gaga University of South

Weekend Links: The Soviet Union Plus Tetris Equals Brilliance

Allison Keene

When I saw the subject "best wedding pictures ever" I thought maybe it would be something really artistic or twee … but nothing prepared me for the truth.

What Michael Jackson Would Have Looked Like Without Plastic Surgery

Mangesh Hattikudur

Think you'll recognize him?

Reporters Being Blown Away by Hurricanes

Jason English

Gawker understands why so many people tune in to watch hurricane coverage. Here are 10 videos of reporters being blown away by

Weekend Links: The Triumph and Tragedy of Lisa Frank

Allison Keene

Jim Henson's Legacy: how the muppets were born out of 1960s counterculture. * If at least one of you laughs out loud at even one of these expectations versus reality, my job here is done. * N

The Late Movies: Musical Livestock

Miss Cellania

How about a little "down on the farm" music?

What Does "State of Emergency" Really Mean?

Ethan Trex

Governors up and down the East Coast are declaring states of emergency in advance of Hurricane Irene’s landfall.

Folk Remedies From Around the World

Haley Sweetland Edwards

From Ashgabat to Atlanta, people all over the world subscribe to folk remedies and do-it-yourself cures for whatever it is that ails them. Here’s a short list of our favorites. The Choo Choo