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Kentucky’s $30 Million Castle

Miss Cellania

Versailles, Kentucky has a castle, too!

Using Video Games to Recruit Future Racing Drivers

Anna Green

Since it is too expensive and dangerous to allow aspiring drivers onto the racetrack, hyper-realistic driving video games act as an alternative.

Take a Ride on NASA's Pluto Flyby

Shaunacy Ferro

The space agency just released a spectacular new animation with images from the New Horizons mission.

Click the Only Three...

Take the quiz!

The 'North Star' Is Actually Three Stars

Mark Mancini

It's a triple star system.

Your Favorite Scientists as Paper Dolls

Erin McCarthy

Featuring everyone from Albert Einstein and Nikola Tesla to Ada Lovelace and Alan Turing.

Looking Too Stylish Used to Be Illegal

Michele Debczak

Though only if you were poor, of course.

11 Clever Moments of Movie Foreshadowing You Might Have Missed

Rudie Obias

Pay close attention and you just may be able to predict a major movie plotline.

Why Do Fraternities and Sororities Have Greek Names?

Lucas Reilly the mag

How collegiate clubs grew up.

Meet the Animators Behind 'Sleeping Beauty'

Caitlin Schneider

"No one has things entirely his own way, but in the end, the result is better than any one of us could have acheived alone."

Why Sloths and Bats Don't Get Dizzy From Hanging Upside-Down

Janet Burns

If you've ever had a bad trip after a merry-go-round ride or a goofed handstand, you know that the disorientation that dizziness causes is nothing to be sniffed at.

What English Sounds Like to Non-English Speakers

Mental Floss UK

A new short film illustrates the difficulty of understanding English if you don't understand English!

The 93-Year-Old Man Who Saved His Village With Art

Anna Green

They call him the "Rainbow Grandpa"

Mexico's Conarte Library Has a Dome Shaped Bookshelf You Can Sit In

Rebecca OConnell

For those who wish to be cocooned in books, there is a special book shelf in Monterrey, Mexico just for you.

Selling Shame: 40 Outrageous Vintage Ads Any Woman Would Find Offensive

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