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Uncontacted Tribes Don't Realize They're Internet Famous

Colin Patrick

I’ve been running across all kinds of stories about uncontacted tribes in remote parts of the world lately.

Brain Game: Really, Really Bad Rebus #25

We typically place the Really, Really Bad Rebus in the Think Thursday category. In order for today to truly be Free-for-all Friday, however, we have to keep you readers on your toes.

The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

Tossed Pot Lands on Police Cruiser A New York state trooper saw a man standing up in a car with his upper body sticking out of the sunroof on interstate 190 near Buffalo.

Morning Cup of Links: New Beginnings

Miss Cellania

The last book and movies are not the end of Harry Potter after all. J.K. Rowling is launching Pottermore, an interactive publishing and social media site for all things Potter.

How a Friendly Writing Contest Resulted in Three Literary Classics

Stacy Conradt

These days, damp, rainy spells usually inspire us to curl up on the couch and watch an American Pickers marathon (tell me that's not just me).

The Late Movies: Guess The Theme X

Mark Arminio

It's Thursday night...time once again for everyone's favorite game: GUESS THE THEME! All the clips below have something in common.

How Much Do Professional Sports Commissioners Make?

Scott Allen

During tonight’s NBA draft, commissioner David Stern has been shaking hands with the league’s newest crop of rookies, welcoming them into a life of luxury and a potential lockout.

How Did You Know? – Day 3 Level 3/Bonus Round

David K. Israel

YES! You can play this challenge/contest without knowing a thing about the weekly hunt! It's sort of a one-off - a stand-alone if you will.

Look Who's Back!

Jason English

It's been a few years since mental_floss co-founder Mangesh Hattikudur was actively involved in this site.

Whatever Happened to Hitler's Body?

Matt Soniak

In the early morning hours of April 29, 1945, Adolf Hitler married his longtime girlfriend Eva Braun in the map room of his underground bunker in Berlin.

4 Million Bananas: Wal-Mart by the Numbers

Haley Sweetland Edwards

Earlier this week, the Supreme Court threw out a colossal class-action suit against Wal-Mart on behalf of about 1.5 million female workers, who claimed the retail behemoth had discriminated against th

Lunchtime Quiz: U.S. Representative or Little Rascal?

Jason Plautz

Lately there's been some evidence that our U.S. Congress might be full of rascals.

neatorama presents: HDYK? – {day 3}

David K. Israel

It's an all-new 5-day trivia hunt! Co-puzzle Master Josh Halbur and I are happy to bring you the next How Did You Know?

Everything is a Remix Part 3: Innovation and Creation

Chris Higgins

Today I'm pleased to point you to the third part of the Everything is a Remix series.

We Now Have a New York Times Best-Selling Author on Staff

Jason English

Congrats to Ransom, whose book debuted at #7 on the New York Times Best Seller list!

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