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Crazier Than You Recall

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Really Psychotic

A lot of movies feature psychotic characters. but not all of them are realistic. Let a Forensic Psychiatrist tell you who nailed it and who was way off.

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Speaking of Which…

Here are all of your favorite childhood characters reimagined as psychopaths. Because why not?

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A Big Problem

When a whale ends up dead on a beach, what happens next? As you’d imagine, removing it can be quite a process.

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If You’re Inspired

If yesterday’s John Green Day festivities here at mental_floss have you inspired to start writing that book you’ve been planning for too long, take a look at the wise words of 12 authors that you should remember as you start your masterpiece.

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Here’s Something New

The Oscar nominations came out today and it’s really refreshing to see unknowns like Judi Dench and Meryl Streep get nominated

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The Old Switcheroo

This body switch prank is beautifully executed. Thanks to this Imgur post for pointing it out.

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Today’s Grab Bag Link

The most random (and wonderful?) one yet.

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Incredible Teamwork From Little Clownfish
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Incredible Teamwork From Little Clownfish. An entire family works together to build a new nest for the next generation.

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10 People Who Survived the Impossible. When their lives were at stake, they rose to the occasion.

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An Illustrated Look at the Terlingua Chili Cook-Off. In Texas, where chili cook-offs are practically everyday events, this one is the biggie, and it comes with a ton of history.

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Meet the Actor Behind the New Star Wars Character. Kelly Marie Tran spent years going to auditions, then in 2015, her life changed forever.

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The Hidden Science and Tech of the Byzantine Empire. The successor to the Roman Empire was responsible for breakthroughs in math, engineering, astronomy, and other sciences.

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Why the Movies Are So Obsessed With Capes. It's how a costume can add to the drama.

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The Origin Story of the Peace Sign. It was a call for nuclear disarmament almost 60 years ago.

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10 Ancient Textiles That Will Blow Your Mind. If only we could get our jeans and socks to last so long.

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Prescribing Booze During Prohibition
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The Lucrative Business of Prescribing Booze During Prohibition. Medicinal liquor was a legal loophole that everyone wanted to use.

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Russell Johnson: More Than "The Professor." The Gilligan's Island star was once a staple of Western movies and TV.

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How Nick Offerman Is Using Woodworking to Help Americans in Need. Would Works is a nonprofit organization that pays homeless people for helping in a woodworking shop.

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Mangilaluk’s Highway. The story of an Inuit boy who ran away from residential school illustrates the problems of an entire region.

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How I Trained My Cats. Chef Jun Yoshizuki explains how his cats can behave so well while he cooks for his YouTube videos.

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The Underrated Charm of Ice Fishing. Looking at vintage photographs of the pastime is quite charming, as long as we can stay warm inside while we do it.

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12 Terrible Pieces of Advice for Pregnant Women. When in doubt, ask your doctor.

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