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Why the "Terrible Twos" Should Be Renamed the "Terrific Twos"

Mental Floss Studios

According to a recent psychological study on toddlers, that "terrible" moniker may be undeserved.

That Time America Tried to Outlaw War

Mental Floss Studios

War! What is it good for? "Absolutely nothing," said France and the United States during the 1920s. So, they made it illegal. Spoiler alert: It didn't work out.

When Chicago Gangsters Carried Business Cards

Shaunacy Ferro

A new book collects "compliment cards" carried by Chicagoland gang members in the 1970s and 1980s.

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30 Amazing Facts From Our Instagram

Love facts? Here are 30 of them.

8 Hidden Museums Around the Globe

Kirstin Fawcett

Whether it’s a trash museum in NYC or a David Hasselhoff museum in Berlin, these semi-private collections make it worth going out of your way.

What Is Math Anxiety?

AK Whitney

And how do you quell it?

12 Toys That Got Pulled From Store Shelves

Jay Serafino

From Barbie's pregnant friend to some stubborn Flubber, here are 12 toys that got yanked from shelves.

The Code in a Dead Man’s Pocket That’s Stumped the FBI for Over 15 Years

Meg Van Huygen

Cracking this code could solve a murder.

Spiders Eat Hundreds of Millions of TONS of Bugs Every Year

Kate Horowitz

The next time you see a spider, maybe let it know you appreciate its hard work by leaving it be.

10 Everyday Innovations That Came From NASA Research

David W Brown

Helping you clean up small messes since 1981, among other things.

The California Raisins: How A Bunch of Dried Grapes Became A Hit Band

Suzanne Raga

The story behind how a bunch of dried grapes, burdened with the reputation of being a mediocre, boring snack, became synonymous with swagger.

10 Addictive British Reality Shows You Should Stream Right Now

Sean Hutchinson

Because you couldn't say "spotted dick" on an American cooking show without a bit of snickering.

What an Interview Coach Can Teach You About Landing Your Dream Job

Michele Debczak

Practice, practice, practice. And never say you're a perfectionist.

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