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6 Times The Onion Had People Completely Fooled

Kathy Benjamin

Every now and then those misunderstandings have real world consequences.

Weekend Links: Any Way the Wind Blows

Allison Keene

From my friend Dekalb, a very exciting link for weather nerds like me: a wind map of the U.S. Check out some of the gallery pictures as well, I think they're beautiful!

24 Vintage Pictures of Doctors At Work

Jill Harness

In honor of National Doctor’s Day, here’s a look at all the ways the job has changed—but mostly stayed the same.

The Late Movies: Arresting Music

Miss Cellania

A video showing a fellow who had been arrested, took the internet by storm today.

At the Libraries: Cheating at Where's Waldo?

Miss Kathleen

Each week Miss Kathleen provides links to a variety of stories about libraries, authors, and books.

What Would You Do With $540 Million?

Jason English

On Fridays, I post a series of unrelated questions meant to spark conversation in the comments. Answer one, answer all, respond to someone else's reply, whatever you want.

Explaining E=mc² Using a Radioactive Space Cat

Chris Higgins

I'm no scientician, but I'm vaguely aware of this one formula, E=mc². Apparently it's a big deal.

12 Nerdy Tables

David K. Israel

Here we have tables and coffee tables made with LEGOs, D&D, Star Wars, and all the usual nerd-brands in mind.

A Little Bit of Lotto History (Including Thomas Jefferson's Take on Lotteries)

Floss books

EPA/ERIK S. LESSER /LANDOV Tonight's Mega Millions jackpot is up over $500 million—the biggest lottery prize ever.

The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

Bear Saves Man from Mountain Lion Robert Biggs was hiking in Bean Soup Flats, California, on Monday morning when he had a close encounter with Mother Nature.

In the Lab With the World's Leading Laugh Scientist

the mag

This article originally appeared in the March-April issue of mental_floss magazine. If you'd like this kind of thing mailed to your house, get a free issue! by Judy

Brain Game: A Steel Strike?

Only one U.S. city with a one-syllable name has a population over 100,000, and you'll try to name it in today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Free-for-All Friday challenge.

Morning Cup of Links: TV Mashups

Miss Cellania

Aung San Suu Kyi is the Nelson Mandela of Burma.

5 Questions: Saturday Night Fever

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The Late Movies: Guess The Theme 47

Mark Arminio

Happy Thursday night everyone! It's time for everyone's favorite game: GUESS THE THEME! All the clips below have something in common. Leave your best guesses in the comments.