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Margaret Thatcher Did Not Require Any Karate Ladies for Protection

Ethan Trex

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World War I Centennial: German Chancellor Warns of Impending Racial Struggle

Erik Sass

Installment #63: The new military spending bill presented to the German Reichstag on March 1, 1913, arrived in a climate of growing fear.

Weekend Links: Journalism, in so Many Words

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The Rabbit of Seville

Chris Higgins

"The Sandlot": Where Are They Now?

Stacy Conradt

Believe it or not, The Sandlot turns a whopping 20 years old today. Yep, those adorable little kids your pre-teen self had a crush on (and/or wanted to be) are all grown up.

We Want You ... to be a mental_floss Intern!

Erin McCarthy

Coffee, from Field to Cup

Chris Higgins

Weekend Links: Atop the New World Trade Center

Roma Panganiban

The Late Movies: Inspiring Speeches from Pop Culture Coaches

Erica Palan

Who's Sorry Now? 8 Belated Apologies from the History Books

Therese Oneill

It’s very easy to get caught in the 21st century.

10 Very Costly Typos

Jennifer M Wood

An ode to proofreaders.

The Missing Links: Early Cell Phone Advertising

Colin Patrick

21 Creative TV Edits of Naughty Movie Lines

Arika Okrent

There's a lot of language in movies that you can't show on TV.

How Ancient Shark-Tooth Swords Uncovered Two Long-Lost Species

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