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5 Most Interesting Comics of the Week

Rich Barrett

Every Wednesday, I preview the 5 most interesting new comics hitting comic shops, Comixology, Kickstarter and the web.

Banksy’s 11 Most Complicated Works

Kate Erbland

British graffiti artist Banksy has been putting out very complicated works for years now. Here are a few of them.

38 Sweet Facts About Candy

Erin McCarthy

Halloween is right around the corner. If you want to hand out delicious trivia along with the candy, watch this video!

Do Animals Dream?

Alex Watt

If you’ve ever seen a cat wiggling around in its sleep, or come across three different-sized beds after eating porridge in a bear family’s inexplicably furnished home, you’ve probably wondered if anim

The Last Percent

Chris Higgins

27 Actors Who Got Their Starts on Miami Vice

Jennifer M Wood

Crockett and Tubbs … and Stiller?

The Missing Links: Back From the Dead?

Colin Patrick

A Brief History of Nuclear Airplanes

Anne Wheeler

Airplanes were an integral part of combat during WWII, but flight time was limited by each plane’s fuel capacity—this was a time before mid-flight refueling technology.


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The History of "The Walking Dead"

Chris Higgins

8 Things I’ve Learned from Being Corrected by mental_floss Readers

Arika Okrent

Every once in awhile, commenters hit on something I probably should have known, but for whatever reason didn’t. We are always learning. Or should be, at least.

Morning Cup of Links: Bacon for Thanksgiving

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The Faces Behind Disney's 11 Princesses

Stacy Conradt

The women who gave voice to your favorite princesses, from Snow White to Merida—and where else you might have seen them.

All Your Favorite Fictional Beers on One Poster

Erin McCarthy

11 Amazing Vintage Posters You Can Have For Free

Colin Patrick

If you're a person that enjoys the look and style of vintage advertising, you really need to check out Free Vintage Posters.