Mental Floss

October 4, 2007

Miss Cellania
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Illustrated BMI Categories, an art project to show you what the classifications underweight, normal, overweight, obese, and morbidly obese look like on real people. I learned a lot about the Body Mass Index just by people's reactions to this.

He rigged up a Practical Image Recognition system to stop his cat from carrying prey into the house. It worked, and also kept skunks and birds from getting in (with photo evidence).

Newscaster: "That is the wrong video." I never would have known it if he hadn't told us.

Horrorwood takes a look at scary movies about hands with minds of their own. I've known guys to use that excuse, too.

A down-to-earth account of the Great Boston Molasses Flood. How many jokes can you make about two million gallons of molasses in January? A lot.

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