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If you got your hands on a new tablet this holiday season, your next move should be downloading the mental_floss magazine app. And when you make that next move, you get the current issue of mental_floss free!— iPad version— Android version— Kindle versionHappy... READ ON
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The latest edition of mental_floss is now available in the iTunes store—and you can download it free!
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If you're in the New York area and free on Monday, October 29th, we've got something fun for you. We're teaming up with TrivWorks and NY1 anchor Pat Kiernan for The Ultimate Halloween Pop Culture Trivia Night!
Here's the scoop, via TrivWorks:
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We're very excited to announce the launch of the iPad version of mental_floss magazine! The app is free, and if you download it now, you can get the new issue free as well (thanks, Boeing). If you've always thought about giving our magazine a shot, now seems like the perfect time. Download the mental_floss iPad app... READ ON
Johnny Cash’s “A Boy Named Sue” was written by Shel Silverstein.