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The Late Movies: Harvest Music

Miss Cellania

I've been busy with the garden this week, up to my elbows in canning beans, pickles, and tomatoes.

31 Bizarre Foreign Titles for American Movies

Cole Gamble

Film is perhaps America's greatest cultural export. That said, not every American film title translates well into other languages.

World War I Centennial: Russia Promises to Attack Germany

Erik Sass

Installment #27: Beginning in 1910, the general staffs of France and Russia, allied since 1894, held regular talks once a year, alternating between Paris and St.

The Missing Links: 10 Reasons the Number 13 Is Unlucky

Julia Davis

Here's something Stacy wrote on a Friday the 13th in 2009: 10 reasons the number 13 is unlucky. * It’s every kid’s dream and every parent’s nightmare.

10 Ways You Can Use Your Smartphone to Advance Science

Matt Soniak

Your iPhone is not living up to its full potential. Sure, everyone loves posting pictures of their cats to Instagram, and the new RadioLab app is awesome. But we're living in the future!

I Need Some Science Experiments to Impress My Children

Jason English

On Fridays, I post a series of unrelated questions meant to spark conversation in the comments. Answer one, answer all, respond to someone else's reply, whatever you want.

8 Useful Tattoos for Practical Ink Enthusiasts

Julia Davis

Tattoos have their fair share of downsides: the pain, the cost, and the disapproving glares from elderly family members.

The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

Friday the 13th Lucky for the Tattoo Business At one time, getting a tattoo of the number 13 inked in your skin on Friday the 13th was popular because it was considered an act of rebellion.

10 Great Comic Book Cliffhangers

Mark Juddery

Super-hero comics have provided some brilliant cliffhangers over the decades.

Brain Game: Three Strokes Down

Here's a new mentalfloss.com Brain Game Free-for-all Friday challenge.

Morning Cup of Links: Take a Tour

Miss Cellania

NASA takes us on a tour of the moon, courtesy of the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter.

Why Does Getting Hit in the Testicles Hurt So Much?

Matt Soniak

More than any other bodily injury, getting hit in the testicles is probably what every man dreads most.

The Late Movies: Guess The Theme 62

Mark Arminio

It's time once again for the game that's sweeping the nation: GUESS THE THEME. All the clips below have something in common. Leave your best guesses in the comments. Friends

From 1912 to 1948, Art Competitions Were Part of the Olympics

Scott Allen

Medals were awarded for architecture, music, painting, and sculpture.

4 Times Olympians Refused Their Medals

Scott Allen

When it came time to collect their medals, these athletes said, "No thanks."