We've received over 200 potential slogans for our financial crisis t-shirt contest. If you've got a late entry, we'll be accepting submissions through Sunday night. If we choose your shirt, you get a $125 bailout.

Speaking of t-shirts, all of ours are currently 10% off—visit our store, fill up your cart, then use the code "bailout" during checkout.
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Unless you've been living under a rock, you probably know that we have a new book coming out. Pre-order The Mental Floss History of the World on Amazon before October 27th and get six free months of mental_floss magazine! Here's an early review.
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Our friends and neighbors with The Sackett Street Writers' Workshop recently announced their fall course schedule. If you're an aspiring writer in the greater Brooklyn area, have a look.
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And thanks to everyone who's been spreading the word about our $50,000 Tuition Giveaway! That includes the ladies behind Scattered Alaska and former mental_floss intern Ben Smith.