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The One Disney Song That's Copyright Free

Mental Floss UK

Arguably Disney's most-performed song earns the company not a single penny.

John and Abigail Adams: America's First Power Couple

Lauren Cowling

The Adamses set the tone for generations of American political celebrity pairs to come.

25 Things You Should Know About New York City

Alvin Ward

There's more to the Big Apple than Central Park and Lady Liberty.

25 Lost Cities

Alvin Ward

John Green lifts the veil on some of antiquity's greatest—and most mysterious—civilizations.

7 Lesser-Known Members of the Batman Family

Mark Peters

Everyone knows Robin, Alfred, and Commissioner Gordon, but these 7 Batman allies are a little less familiar to the average Bat-fan.

Playing Tic-Tac-Toe With a 1966 Computer

Chris Higgins

"The only winning move is not to play."

The Mystery Of The Missing Purple Martins

Chris Higgins

An adventure to find a flock of Purple Martin songbirds.

12 Head-Scratching Terms Heard on Film Sets

Andrew N Wong

Want to be a Hollywood insider? Then you’d better know the industry jargon.

Why Engagement Rings Are Made With Diamonds

Ethan Trex

You can thank a De Beers marketing campaign that started in the 1930s.

This Weekend in History

Chris Higgins

Dylan goes electric, nuclear bombs explode underwater, the first IVF baby is born....

9 Great Wedding Venues For Science Lovers

Rebecca OConnell

For the more scientifically minded, a reception in a museum or zoo might be just the thing.

8 Regional Ice Cream Flavors To Try This Summer

Alvin Ward

Ice cream is popular everywhere, but not all flavors get around. Here are 8 regional ice cream flavors not often seen outside their home turf.

11 Paraprosdokians That Will Make You Think Twice

Andrea Juhász

These linguistic brain scramblers will make you rethink the entire line you just heard.

Finding the Speed of Light With Peeps

Chris Higgins

Microwave old Peeps...for science!

15 Things You Might Not Know About 'Caddyshack'

Sean Hutchinson

Harold Ramis' country club comedy classic is 35 years old.

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