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The Missing Links: Santa's Expanding... Gift List

Colin Patrick

Ten Neat Things to Do With Apples

Miss Cellania

12 Cakes That Look Like Fast Food Specialties

Jill Harness

These cakes look they should be served out of a drive-through window.

How the Führer Stole Christmas

Matt Soniak

Christmastime in Nazi Germany.

11 Actors You May Have Forgotten Were in Band of Brothers

Kate Erbland

You’ve probably forgotten many of the men who made the series so great.

How Are Speed Limits Enforced by Aircraft?

Matt Soniak

Durian, the World's Smelliest Fruit

Chris Higgins

9 Kitchen Techniques Every Passionate Chef Must Master

Want to kick your kitchen game up a notch? Learn these nine techniques and watch as your food gets even more delicious.

Last Week's Most Popular Stories

Jason English

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

Ezra Pound's Kickstarter Plan for T.S. Eliot

the mag Paul Collins

T.S. Eliot was poised to be the top poet of his generation. But first he had to be rescued from his day job.

Weekend Links: Snowflake Close-Ups

Roma Panganiban

Lycra, the Fabric of Spacetime

Chris Higgins

12 Things You Might Not Know About A Christmas Story (Even Though You've Seen It 90 Times)

Stacy Conradt

Which Oscar-winning star wanted to play Ralphie's dad? Which actor went on to a seedy career in the adult film industry? Can you really get your tongue stuck to a metal pole?

Weekend Links: Experimenting with Babies

Roma Panganiban

New ISS Timelapse: "The World Outside My Window"

Chris Higgins

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