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8 Weird and Wonderful Local Festivals

Miss Cellania

Some years ago, I wrote about 8 Wacky Fall Festivals, which didn't even scratch the surface of the roster of odd municipal celebrations around the USA.

Brain Game: Drawing Near

It's time once again to Think Thursday at the mentalfloss.com Brain Game.

Morning Cup of Links: Highlining

Miss Cellania

Preserving human history in a National Park.

5 Questions: Department Store: Toys

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The Stories Behind 6 Famous Slogans

Stacy Conradt

Though some of the greatest advertising slogans in history seem relatively simple ("Just Do It" is only three words, after all), most of the time, they're anything but.

5 Famous Riots and the Art They Inspired

Haley Sweetland Edwards

With the chaos in the streets of London this week, we've been reading up on other riots in history.

The Late Movies: Muppets Singing Classic Songs

Chris Higgins

For your viewing pleasure, here are fourteen great Muppets performances -- some involving the original artists! Danny Boy The three least articulate Muppets share their brilliant, touching inter

Hey Dude: The Quiz

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Now that Nickelodeon has embraced its classic '90s fare with a block of reruns called "The '90s Are All That," we'll continue our look back at those classic shows. This week: Hey Dude.

How much do you remember about the adventures at the gang at the Bar None Dude Ranch?

6 Strange Cameras

David K. Israel

If there’s one thing I’ve learned over my years, it’s that people will try to put a camera in anything.

10 Town Names That Will Make You Hungry

Bill DeMain

Earlier this year, Ranker.com assembled a list of food-centric town names. It made us hungry. Here's how some of those places got those delicious monikers. 1. Hot Coffee,

Debt Free Zone: How Liechtenstein Manages to Live Within Its Means

Ethan Trex

As you may have heard, the United States’ gigantic national debt means we’re firmly in our creditors’ pockets. But what about countries on the opposite end of the spectrum?

Dietribes: Honey, I'm Home!

Allison Keene

• The color and flavor of honey differ depending on the bees’ nectar source (the blossoms).  In fact, there are more than 300 unique kinds of honey in the United States, originating from such diverse

Also Starring (A Classic Sitcom Quiz)

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In today's quiz, you'll be given the names of 10 popular classic TV sitcoms, along with the names of three actors/characters who were never stars on the show, but did appear multiple times.

Your job is to identify which of the three actors/characters appeared in the MOST episodes of that show. A score of 50% or better is a win. Good luck!

Broetry: Poems for the Frat Boy in All of Us

Ransom Riggs

What? You don't have a frat boy in you? Well, you might get a kick out of Brian McGackin's (AKA the "Broet Laureate's") slender-but-fun volume of poems anyway.

"Inception" in 60 Seconds

Chris Higgins

Warning: full of Inception spoilers! Made for for Vancouver's Virgin Radio 95.3 Fake Film Festival, this one-minute movie retells the story of the 148-minute Inception.