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The Strangest Soccer Match Ever Played

Dan Lewis

Dan Lewis runs the popular daily newsletter Now I Know (“Learn Something New Every Day, By Email”).

Brain Game: Short Spell #3

Here's a new Short Spell challenge for Wednesday Wordplay here at the mentalfloss.com Brain Game. Good luck! ONE of the five words in the following list is misspelled.

Morning Cup of Links: Vampires & Zombies

Miss Cellania

Twelve years after the fact, two families found out that their babies were switched at birth. This turns out to happen relatively often in Russia. * The Lost Masterpiece.

The Late Movies: Films About Nuns

Erica Palan

I survived 13 years of Catholic relatively unscathed—I never had a nun hit me with a ruler (though I did have one tell me to leave for the Holy Spirit at a school dance).

Mister Rogers Visits the Toothpaste Factory

Chris Higgins

PBS has been running a "Like" Drive on Facebook, and releasing some classic content online as rewards for reaching milestones.

The President's Secret New York City Train Station

Dan Lewis

Dan Lewis runs the popular daily newsletter Now I Know (“Learn Something New Every Day, By Email”).

What Bill Buckner Said 19 Days Before Game Six of the '86 World Series

Jason English

Today is the 25th anniversary of Mookie Wilson's routine ground ball going through Bill Buckner's legs, forcing a Game Seven that the New York Mets would also win.

Historic Werewolves

Miss Cellania

The idea of a person turning into a dangerous animal has been part of folklore ever since folklore was invented.

13 Epic Pumpkin Carvings

David K. Israel

Artist Ray Villafane might very well be the most talented pumpkin carver in the nation. Check out the 12 images and one video and let us know which you like best in the comments below.

Brain Game: Five on Time

Thanks for taking today's Tuesday Test Time challenge at the mentalfloss.com Brain Game. Don thinking caps, and...

Morning Cup of Links: Sugar High

Miss Cellania

Jon Bon Jovi has opened a restaurant without fixed prices.

Four Cemeteries That Were “Relocated”

Stacy Conradt

You’re familiar with the scenario from your favorite horror movies: when a family moves into a house inconveniently built on top of a graveyard, ghostly shenanigans and otherworldly horrors ensue.

Horror Movies For Holidays Other Than Halloween

Jason Plautz

With only a week left until Halloween, the window for prime horror movie season is closing.

The Best and Worst Political Campaign Songs (But Mostly the Worst)

Haley Sweetland Edwards

With the campaign for the Republican nomination in full swing, candidates are beginning to rally their bases, retool their talking points and (cue the intro music, please!) select their campaign songs

Cookie Monster: "Me Love Technology"

Chris Higgins

For today's retro-techo-nostalgiariffic lovefest, I happened across an old Sesame Street video of Cookie Monster learning about computers from Prairie Dawn.

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