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These Jobs Pose the Greatest Risks to Your Health

Michele Debczak

Hopefully they all offer healthcare benefits.

Mashup Shows the Awesome Precision of 'The Simpsons' Movie Parodies

Anna Green

The side-by-side comparison shows just how loyal the show has been to its source material.

A Caffeine Bracelet Will Free You From the Horrors of Drinking Coffee

Shaunacy Ferro

It's the closest you're going to get to an IV-drip of caffeine right now.

World War II Sweethearts Reunite After 7 Decades Apart

Anna Green

Though their lives diverged seven decades ago, the two former sweethearts never forgot each other.

11 Transformative Facts About 'The Fly'

Andrew LaSane

David Cronenberg ensured that you'd never look at Jeff Goldblum—or a housefly—the same way again.

Why Does it Rain?

Jordan Rosenfeld

With clouds, gravity pulls the water droplets out of the sky, and they fall as rain.

Take a Look Inside the Store Where Famous Athletes Got Their Shoes

Andrew LaSane

Because of their wide selection of men's footwear in above average sizes, Friedman's Shoes became a mandatory stop for athletes like Mike Tyson and Shaquille O'Neal.

Multicolored Cats Might Be More Aggressive Than Other Cats, Study Finds

Shaunacy Ferro

"Tortitude" is real.

32 Words for Positive Phenomena That Don’t Have an English Equivalent

Shaunacy Ferro

Why don’t we have a word for when you sneak a taste of food when you think no one’s watching?

The Missing Links: Descending a 900-Foot-Tall Structure

Colin Patrick

The Most Popular Grocery Store in Every State

Name the Foods the Very Hungry Caterpillar Eats

Take the quiz!

Teeth and Bones from Ancient Rome Hold Clues to Migration and Slavery

Kristina Killgrove

Bioarchaeologist Kristina Killgrove writes for mental_floss about her research on skeletons from Rome, just published today.

6 Bad Habits That Are Holding You Back at Work

Sara Morrow

Want to Move to Europe? Here Are the Happiest Cities

Shaunacy Ferro

Looking good, Vilnius, Lithuania!

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