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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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The Magic of Making Marbles
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The Magic of Making Marbles. An expert glassblower shows us how it's done.

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The Marriage of Marilyn Monroe and Joe DiMaggio. It burned brightly and then flamed out quickly.

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The 12 Best So-Bad-They're-Good Episodes of Star Trek. They come from four different series in the adventures of Starfleet.

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The Bizarre Case of New Zealand’s Exploding Pants. This illustrates the danger of new products that aren't thoroughly tested.

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Leather: Grown in a Lab, Without Cows. It's collagen produced by engineered yeast that is essentially the same as tanned animal skin.

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Watch a Rare Video of a Two-Faced Kitten. And learn what might cause a Janus cat to be born that way.

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5 Great Alarm Clocks for Reluctant Wakers. A novel idea could really get your attention first thing in the morning.

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Autumnal Equinox Traditions. How folks say goodbye to summer and hello to fall—at least in the Northern Hemisphere.

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The Greatest Internet Recipe Comment of All Time
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The Story Behind the Greatest Internet Recipe Comment of All Time. It was about a brownie recipe, but it escalated quickly.

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Why Is America Losing Ground in the Contest to Grow the World’s Biggest Pumpkin? The largest of the season have been grown in Europe two out of the last three years.

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Sorry, Not Sorry: When Apologizing Makes Things Worse. Adding an apology to a rejection doesn't make you appear any better.

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Driving in Germany is Much Better than Driving in America. And, considering the size of Germany, there's a lot less of it.

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This Cosplayer Transforms Himself into Real Life Versions of Disney Heroes. Jonathan Stryker is a master at becoming a cartoon.

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How the Star Trek Punch Became the Worst Fight Move on TV. A Star Trek stunt coordinator explains why they continue to use the double-handed punch.

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23 College Secrets Your Professors Will Never Tell You. Unless you ask, which is one thing you should do.

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This Guide Will Help You Choose Your Apples Wisely. There's one for every taste and purpose.

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