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How to Find Sunken Treasure

Erik Sass

Modern treasure hunting isn’t all maps and shovels—it takes science,

10 Mind-Boggling Psychiatric Treatments

the mag

by Dan Greenberg Nobody ever claimed a visit to the doctor was a pleasant way to pass the time.

The Late Movies: 1973

Miss Cellania

In September of 1973 I turned 15 years old. Now I have a daughter who is 15 and she watched the Video Music Awards with the excitement I might have had over a stadium concert back in the day.

Watch Full-Length Troma Films on YouTube

Jill Harness

If you're a big fan of Troma Films, then you'll be happy to hear that they're releasing 150 of their movies on YouTube for free.

The Missing Links: Only the Creepiest Dolls Ever

Colin Patrick

A Modern Day Moonlight Graham Remember the old guy in Field of Dreams that made it to the big leagues as a young man but never got an official at-bat?

Why Do So Many Countries End in "-stan"?

Matt Soniak

Who put the bomp in the bomp bah bomp bah bomp? Who put the -stan in Afghanistan? I don’t know about the former, but we can thank the Proto-Indo-Europeans for the latter.

Your All-Time Favorite Children's Books

Jason English

1. Whether or not you have kids, you were one at some point. Can I get your help compiling a list of the best children's books? There must be some parents out there looking for reading material.

The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

Frankenfossil in Custody Battle In a complicated court case, Eric Prokopi imported the bones of a Tyrannosaurus bataar to the U.S. and told customs officials it was worth $19,000.

Brain Game: Shelly

Say "hi" to Shelly, whose likes and dislikes will help you solve today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Free-for-all Friday challenge.

Morning Cup of Links: Tesla Cannon

Miss Cellania

The seven best and the seven worst new fall TV shows. The only one I'm inclined to watch will be on PBS. * Savanna the cheetah cub gets a new playmate her own age.

The Late Movies: Guess The Theme 69

Mark Arminio

It's Thursday, it's late, it's time once again for the game that's SWEEPING the nation: GUESS THE THEME. All the clips, in this case movies, have something in common.

The Missing Links: How the Class of '16 Sees the World

Colin Patrick

I Can’t Believe “Walk the Line” & “Wear Black” Aren’t On Here It is, after all, a to-do list written by Johnny Cash. * Bringing Down the Big Red Giants Check out these awe-inspiring shots

At the Libraries: 2012 Hugo Awards

Miss Kathleen

Each week Miss Kathleen provides links to a variety of stories about libraries, authors, and books.

How NASA is Preparing to Visit and/or Destroy Asteroids

Chris Higgins

So there's this asteroid, 99942 Apophis, that will make a "close approach to" (read: "near miss of") Earth in 2029 and possibly again in 2036.

10 Really Bad Movies that Define "Bad Movies"

Miss Cellania

Yesterday I linked a story about the movie The Oogieloves in the Big Balloon Adventure.