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

1. 11 Things You Didn’t Know About America’s Intelligence Agencies, by D.B. Grady
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2. 11 Wars People Forgot to Actually End, by Kathy Benjamin
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3. Famous Novelists on Symbolism in Their Work and Whether It Was Intentional, by Lucas Reilly
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4. Beyond Dolly: 11 Up-and-Coming Genetically Engineered Animals, by Haley Sweetland Edwards
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5. 5 Great Things With Unexpected Downsides, by Kathy Benjamin
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6. 5 Fictional Bears and Whether They'd Kill You, by Caity Weaver
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7. Rejected Designs for the Great Seal of the United States,
by Jonathan Mulinix
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8. Why Are Traffic Lights Red and Green?, by Matt Soniak
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9. 14 Classic Distractions for the Internet Newcomer, by Miss Cellania
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10. 11 Languages Spoken by 11 People or Fewer, by Adrienne Crezo
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11. 11 Creative or Totally Crazy Grills, by Jill Harness
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12. What’s the Difference Between ( ), [ ], { } and ?, by Matt Soniak
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13. How Aunt Jemima Changed U.S. Trademark Law, by Matt Soniak
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14. 18 Cakes Inspired by Memes, by Jill Harness
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15. 11 Fictional Works of Art (in Other Works of Art), by Maggie Ryan Sandford

June 16, 2012 - 6:57am
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