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The Late Movies: Awesome & Elaborate Marriage Proposals

Andréa Fernandes

About a week ago, a guy named Jamin proposed to his girlfriend Valerie at Downtown Disney with a Marvels Dance Company flash mob.

7 Geeky Wedding Pictures From Ungeeky Weddings

Jill Harness

If you’ve followed mental_floss for long enough, you've probably seen Miss Cellania’s articles about geeky theme weddings.

Giving Rural Kids Computers and Seeing What Happens

Chris Higgins

Sugata Mitra's TED Talk starts with these words: "There are places on Earth, in every country, where, for various reasons, good schools cannot be built and good teachers cannot or do not wa

If a Foul Ball Hits You, Does the Team Owe You Anything?

Matt Soniak

© RHONA WISE/epa/CorbisOn August 29, former Phillie and current Florida Marlins infielder Greg Dobbs hit a kid in the face with a line drive foul ball while playing the Mets at Citi Field.The 12-year-

Bo$$ Box

David K. Israel

So this mysterious box showed up at the office.

Brain Game: Math Square #92

Thanks for beginning your workweek with today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game, a new Monday Math Square.

The Dick Van Dyke Show Turns 50

Eddie Deezen

On October 3, 1961—50 years ago today—The Dick Van Dyke Show first aired on

 Morning Cup of Links: Electric Flying Carpet

Miss Cellania

Graduate student Noah Jafferis built a magic flying carpet using SCIENCE!

Tiny Worlds Trapped in Bubbles

Jill Harness

Photo credit: Tom Storm In 2006, photographer Tom Storm accidentally captured a row of shops in the reflection of a bubble when he visited Galway, Ireland.

3 Arrested Development Quizzes to Celebrate The Bluth Family's (Possible?) Return

Jason English

Unless they're all just messing with us (entirely possible), it sounds like that Arrested Development movie might actually happen.

The Star Trek Theme Song Has Lyrics

Eddie Deezen

The Star Trek theme song is familiar to pretty much anyone who lived in the free world (and probably elsewhere, too) in the late 20th century. Do you know the words?

Weekend Links: Is Real-Life Moneyball Overrated?

Allison Keene

Is the concept behind Moneyball all it's cracked up to be?

Last Week's Most Popular Stories

Jason English

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

Weekend Links: What TV Characters Might Earn in the Real World

Allison Keene

In the world television, salaries are no object. How could semi-unemployed people afford huge New York City loft spaces, after all?

55 Two-Letter Combinations That Actually Count in 'Words With Friends'

Jamie Spatola

"THAT's a word?" If you play Words With Friends and are frequently demoralized by opponents scoring very big points using very small words, this list will help you up your game.

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