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Morning Cup of Links: Poison Moonshine

Miss Cellania

The little-told story of how the U.S. government poisoned alcohol during Prohibition.

The Weekend Links: Sunday Edition

Allison Keene

For those with a penchant for humor of the grotesque, you may consider picking up the latest Cannibal Weekly ... * Necessity is undoubtedly the mother of the invention of these 4 unusual but useful

Double Trouble: The Two U.S. Olympic Hockey Teams of 1948

Ethan Trex

Have you been watching the Olympic ice hockey tournament and cheering for the American team? Be thankful you haven't been forced to choose which U.S. team to root for.

This Week's Most Popular Stories

Jason English

In case you weren't obsessively refreshing mentalfloss.com all week, here's what you

The Weekend Links: Saturday Edition

Allison Keene

I was really proud of myself for learning how to make a paper crane until I saw this: origami Star Wars ships. * If you enjoy trivia tidbits like our Amazing Fact Generator, you will like these self

Lunchtime Quiz Leftovers

Jason English

The Late Movies: Celebrities Reciting the Alphabet on Sesame Street

Erica Palan

If you can read this, thank the gang at Sesame Street.

The Quick 10: Get Your Johnny Weir Fix Here

Stacy Conradt

I'm not sure what happened, but somewhere over the course of the Olympics, I've become inexplicably fascinated with Johnny Weir.

3 Minutes of Surprising Trivia

Chris Higgins

Derek Sivers is best known as the founder of CD Baby, a website that sells CDs for tons of independent musicians, located in Portland, Oregon (my home town).

Some of the Worst Star Vehicles of All Time

Ransom Riggs

After yesterday's post about the operatically horrible movie The Room, I'm in a worst-ever kind of mood.

Making the Ugly Beautiful

Jill Harness

Photographer Igor Siwanowicz is a master of his craft. He not only takes stunning images of lizards, frogs and insects, he also manages to make these often loathed creatures look like supermodels.

Your 'Starting From Scratch' Reading List

Jason English

Every Friday, 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. Very casual.

The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

International Banana Club Museum to be Sold Ken Bannister, founder of the International Banana Club Museum, is selling out. The price of the museum has dropped from $45,00 to only $15,000!

Brain Game: Under the Knife

Thanks for giving the Friday Brain Game a shot. This one may surprise you.

Morning Cup of Links: Stick Bombs

Miss Cellania

A Swiss man held his breath for more than 19 minutes, breaking the world record.

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