The Week's Most Popular Stories

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In case you weren't obsessively refreshing mentalfloss.com all week, here's what you missed:

1. 10 Technologies We Stole From the Animal Kingdom, by David Goldenberg and Eric Vance
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2. 6 Lost Treasures Just Waiting To Be Found, by Rob Lammle
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3. 9 Things You Probably Don't Know About The Beatles, by David K. Israel
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4. How Do Countries Choose Which Side They Drive On? by Linda Rodriguez
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5. Do Blind People See Things in Their Dreams? by Matt Soniak

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6. Strange Geographies: A Utopian Ghost Town in the California Desert, by Ransom Riggs
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7. 11 Colleges That Changed Their Mascots, by Ethan Trex
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8. Fire Ants Build Lifeboat Out of Ants to Save the Queen, by Chris Higgins
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9. The Quick 10: Unusual Flavors of 10 Familiar Candies, by Stacy Conradt
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10. 9 Spiders and the Stars They Were Named For, by Miss Cellania

This Week's Most Popular Store Item (By Far)

care-package

Daughter or son away at school? Know a soldier stationed abroad? Friend just moved to an unfamiliar city? Care packages are now available! A nice way to brighten up anyone's day.

Mail Time!

Reconnecting a Reader With Her Childhood Horse
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An Adorable Baby Makes a Masterpiece

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Welcome! We'll catch you up slowly. Here are the highlights from last month.

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September 12, 2009 - 3:45am
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