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56 Delightful Victorian Slang Terms You Should Be Using

Erin McCarthy

We don't know how these phrases ever fell out of fashion, but we propose bringing them back.

5 Most Interesting Comics of the Week

Rich Barrett

One of the most important comics ever made comes to Comixology.

A Brief History of Video Game Title Design

Chris Higgins

26 Classes We Wish Our Schools Had Offered

Erin McCarthy

We totally would have taken these!

Morning Cup of Links: Innovative Dollhouses

Brian Abrams

9 City Streets Named After Real People

Kate Erbland

Just who is getting their moniker slapped on a street sign? And how exactly did they make that happen?

Robot Flies Like a Fly - By Crashing Into Stuff

Chris Higgins

Morning Cup of Links: Found Paintings

Brian Abrams

Coming Soon: Behind the Wall of Magic

Jason English

Our latest Fiesta Movement mission.

6 Forgotten Places, Rediscovered

Therese Oneill

Visiting these rooms, businesses, and homes is like traveling back in time.

Brain Game: Math Square #191

Sandy Wood

A Brief "Big History" of Salt

Chris Higgins

9 Amazing Portraits That Changed Art

Anyone can snap a selfie. These passionate artists created portraits that changed art forever.

13 Sculptures Made Out of Books

Virginia C McGuire

Books are beautiful in their own right, but these artists have managed to improve on perfection.

Last Week's Most Popular Stories

Jason English

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