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Jay Serafino is the special projects editor for Mental Floss. He is an indoor enthusiast, who has written extensively on movies, television, comic books, and history. He also might be the only person in New Jersey with tattoos of Teddy Roosevelt and the Green Lantern on the same arm.
We're detailing some of the most common misconceptions about the Cold War, including how close we came to World War III and Pepsi's impact on world affairs.
Celebrate Star Wars Day with our choice of the best collectibles out there, from Baby Yoda Funko Pops to a Death Star cheese board.
Netflix has finally given fans what they've really been waiting for: a brand-new trailer.
The Civil War remains one of the most important chapters in American history. But the conflict itself was more complex than North vs. South.
If you're prone to secondhand embarrassment, then the high-profile flubs and gaffes on this list will have you crawling out of your skin.
Marvel’s venerable web-slinger turns the big 6-0 in 2022, and TASCHEN is here with a collection of the character’s early comic books.
Some of history's most unusual heists involve high-profile art, food, bugs and bee hives, bizarre disguises, and, yes, money, jewels, and gold.
The Cinemood TV is a portable digital projector that can fit in the palm of your hand, and we're putting it to the test.
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After traveling over hundreds of miles of dangerous ice, Robert Peary believed he had reached his goal: He and his team were the first men to stand at the North Pole. Or were they?
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HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDES
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HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDES
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