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Watch Clips From 47 Oscar-Nominated Films in One Three-Minute Video

Michele Debczak

The supecut includes 'Moonlight' and 'La La Land,' along with plenty of titles you may have forgotten about.

The Queen Wants to Pay You to Tweet on Her Behalf

Jennifer M Wood

We’re looking forward to hearing her thoughts on the new season of ‘Game of Thrones.’

How Does the Restroom in the International Space Station Work?

Quora

The absence of gravitational acceleration makes things a bit different.

The Bitter Race to Publish America's First Magazine

Kirstin Fawcett

Benjamin Franklin missed out by just a few days.

Our Ideal Partners Laugh at the Same Jokes We Do

Kate Horowitz

A forthcoming paper in the journal Personal Relationships concludes that most people really just want someone who shares their sense of humor.

9 Nostalgic Facts About Chia Pets

Kirstin Fawcett

Learn how the terracotta figurines made their way from Mexico to your kitchen windowsill.

The Pentagon Is Paying Hackers to Infiltrate Its Systems

Michele Debczak

The first vulnerability was found within hours of the program's launch.

Introducing a Vincent Van Gogh Action Figure, Complete with Removable Ears

Kirstin Fawcett

Take historic liberties in the name of nerdy fun.

The World's Highest Unclimbed Mountain (So Far)

Mental Floss UK

Why hasn't Gangkhar Puensum been climbed?

'Firefly' Might Make a Comeback

Jake Rossen

Never say never.

You Need to See Monday's Amazon Deals

Smart Shopping Team

From the Smart Shopping Team...

Cold Comforts: 10 Hotels Made of Ice and Snow

Miss Cellania

Expect beds made of slabs of ice.

You Can Travel to Another City for as Little as $1 With Wanderu

Shaunacy Ferro

For wanderlusters on a budget.

Our Pollution Has Now Reached Deep-Sea Animals

Kate Horowitz

Scientists found high levels of contamination in two of the deepest ocean trenches.

35 Surprising Facts About Your Favorite Romantic Comedies

mentalfloss.com

This Valentine’s Day, know your rom-coms.

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