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Meet 5 Other Famous Abe Lincolns

Stacy Conradt

In honor of what would have been his 207th birthday, here are five men who also answered to the presidential moniker.

Time for Some Mental Hygiene: It's the mental_floss Weekly Puzzle

This Video Lets You Get Up Close With a Rare White Falcon

Kirstin Fawcett

The gyrfalcon was recently captured on camera in Manitoba, Canada.

11 Sweet Slices of Wedding Cake History

Allison Hirschlag

Like the bride’s dress, the cake has come to be a focal point in most weddings. Where did this idea originate, and how did it become such a vital part of the wedding day?

Nostalgic Photos of Student Life in the USSR

Shaunacy Ferro

Cheating on tests, throwing potatoes, and more.

10 Tips for Lending (or Borrowing) Money

Jake Rossen

Get everything in writing.

Alcatel's Upcoming Smartphone Package Will Double as a VR Viewer

Michele Debczak

You won't be throwing this box away.

Apple Is Trying to Teach Siri About Sports

Anna Green

If you’re an engineer with a “deep love of sports” and an in-depth knowledge of artificial intelligence, you might want to check out the latest job listings at Apple.

Study Finds That Weird Typing Styles Can Still Be Effective

Andrew LaSane

You don't necessarily need lessons to be a fast and accurate typist.

Ubersnap Lets You Print Out Animated GIFs

Rebecca OConnell

We're one step closer to having moving photographs like in Harry Potter.

Watch This Fast-Paced Tour of New York City in The Movies

Anna Green

Hollywood might seem like the filmmaking capital of America, but history has shown that filmmakers can't get enough of New York City.

10 DIY Valentines For the Geeks You Love

Stacy Conradt

Whip together these custom cards for your favorite geek.

3D Laser Scans of Britain Reveal Ancient Roman Roads

Kirstin Fawcett

Thanks to data obtained by remote sensing methods, archaeology buffs have spotted several long-vanished highways.

Sneak a Peek at the New Season of 'Game of Thrones'

Jennifer M Wood

This spring, winter is coming.

The 19th Century Version of Cards Against Humanity

Shaunacy Ferro

It was called “Peter Coddle’s Trip to New York.”