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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.

Mr. Mumler’s Ghosts: The Father of Spirit Photography

Therese Oneill

Take Spiritualism and photography, add a war that killed millions of loved ones, filter through a few hucksters, and you’ve got Spirit Photography.

Wes Anderson Movie Reviews, in Detail

Chris Higgins

Why Are Pool Tables Generally Green?

Kara Kovalchik

Morning Cup of Links: family Halloween Costumes

Miss Cellania

7 Things You Might Not Know About Calvin and Hobbes

Jake Rossen

Stories about the author, the boy, and his stuffed tiger.

Last Week's Most Popular Stories

Jason English

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