Another reason that it's sometimes ok to play with your food (in the name of art!): an artist recreates Van Gogh paintings with cooking ingredients.
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Extra, Extra, read all about it: the World's Biggest Bug (jeepers creepers!! Thanks to Holly for that link … I think!)
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I believe I've posted this before, but as it keeps showing up in my email box and Twitter feed, I'll give it an encore: What if children's drawings were painted realistically?
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An interview with the guy who has been Live-Tweeting the Second World War (@RealTimeWWII) - what made him do it, and his background in history.
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Very handy and helpful: a visual guide to inflation.
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From one kind of heavy to another: via LIFE galleries, how could I resist this one? Heavy stuff on top of people.
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You read mentalfloss.com religiously, you click all of my links, but you're still bored ... well, perhaps you will enjoy taking up Fantasy Curling. Yes, it's a real thing! How many of you already participate in fantasy sports? The Mental Floss staff has had a fantasy football league in the past, and I can reveal that I was SUPER … average.
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I'm going to have to crowd-source the veracity of this fact-list with you, Flossers, because I liked learning some of these, but I will kind of believe anything. Spurious or Straight-talk?
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