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The Blossom Time Festival

Jason English

Toby and Melanie met a whole bunch of our Ohio readers at the Blossom Time Festival in Chagrin Falls this past weekend.

World Cup: The Seven Sins of Soccer

Miss Cellania

The 2010 FIFA World Cup begins June 11th in South Africa. The whole world is watching!

History Mysteries: 7 Lost Time Capsules

Rob Lammle

According to the International Time Capsule Society at Oglethorpe University in Atlanta, there are approximately 10,000 time capsules in the world.

Brain Game: Peri Peri Coco Bop

By changing one letter with each subsequent entry, and leaving the other three letters in their original spots, come up with four-letter names that complete the monikers of ten famous people.

Morning Cup of Links: Malamanteau

Miss Cellania

The Tragic Race to Be First to the South Pole. A museum exhibit shows us how Roald Amundsen and Robert F.

The Late Movies: New York Times Critics' Picks

Ransom Riggs

One of my favorite new features on the NYTimes website are videos by film critic A.O. Scott in which he discusses and dissects some of his (and my) favorite films.

Last Week's Most Popular Stories

Jason English

In case you weren't obsessively refreshing mentalfloss.com all week, here's what you missed: 1. The Origins of 10 Nicknames, by David K. Israel

Lunchtime Quiz Leftovers

Jason English

Ready, Aim, Fire: Scenes From Early American Dueling

Matt Soniak

Callin' out around the world: are you ready for a brand new beat? Summer's here and the time is right for duelin' in the

Brain Game: Math Square #27

The nine white squares inside the main red grid should be filled with the digits 1 through 9. Each digit should appear only once in this main grid. Two of these numbers are already provided for you.

Morning Cup of Links: Memorial Day

Miss Cellania

The bugle call "Taps" is used at military funerals and memorial services as well as for lights out. Where did this song originate, and why does it affect us so? * How The U.S.

Strange Geographies: Venetian Graffiti

Ransom Riggs

One thing that surprised me about Venice was that graffiti was everywhere.

The Weekend Links: Sunday Edition

Allison Keene

It's unlikely that most of us live with any danger of major natural disaster from day to day, but the people who live near these 9 Active Volcanoes cannot say the same! * Kenya get Djibouti ove

The Weekend Links: Saturday Edition

Allison Keene

Super-Powers, like anything, fall into some familiar categories.

Attention Cleveland-Area Readers...

Jason English

People of Ohio: The _flossers in our Chesterland office have set up camp at the Blossom Time Festival in Chagrin Falls for the weekend. Stop by and say hello!

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