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Attention Birmingham _Flossers

Jason English

People of Birmingham: A charity has approached us about putting on a trivia night fundraiser. We're all for it, and we thought it'd be fun to involve some of our most loyal fans.

Video: Salami Sorting Robot

Chris Higgins

Disorganized salami goes in one end, robotic FlexPicker™ hands go to work, and neatly organized rows of perfect salami exit the machine.

Last Month's Most Popular Quizzes

Jason English

1. The Pixar Quiz by David K. Israel * 2. Mint Condition: A Baseball Card Quiz by Dave Jamieson * 3. Name the Big Mac Ingredients by Jason

Lost States: Montezuma

Special Guest Star

We're thrilled to welcome a special guest blogger, the author of Lost States: True Stories of Texlahoma, Transylvania, and Other States That Never Made It.

Geek Dad Book Giveaway

David K. Israel

My hunch is many of you probably check in often with our friends over at the Geek Dad blog on Wired.com.

May the Fourth Be With You

Miss Cellania

Today is Star Wars Day, an unofficial holiday that has been gaining steam over the past few years, but not without controversy.

Brain Game: Five-Four

By changing one letter at a time to form different English words, and leaving all other letters in their original positions, convert FIVE into FOUR in seven (or fewer) steps.

Morning Cup of Links: Disastrous Typos

Miss Cellania

Actress Lynn Redgrave, who died Sunday, asked her daughter to document her battle against breast cancer in photographs. The pictures are sweet, sad, scary, and one may be NSFW.

The Late Movies: Great Movie Monologues

Ransom Riggs

Long chunks of unbroken monologue are what great film actors seem to love most, and what we remember many of our best actors for.

motionbox and neatorama present: HDYK? - {day 5}

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?

The Quick 10: 10 Ronco Products

Stacy Conradt

It's a pretty important day in history, you guys "“ after all, where would we be without the Showtime Rotisserie or Hair in a Can? Yes"¦ it's Ron Popeil's birthday.

Pet Sounds: 4 Animals That Could Really Talk

Rob Lammle

There's no need to page Doctor Doolittle for this case. Here are the amazing, true stories of four animals that could speak for themselves. 1. Hoover the

Bill Murray Reads Poetry to Construction Workers

Chris Higgins

In this video, Bill Murray reads poetry (including Emily Dickinson) to construction workers at the Poets House in Manhattan.

mental_floss on Wisconsin Public Radio Today

Jason English

If you're searching for audio programming between 11:00 and noon (Eastern) and you've always wondered what Ethan Trex sounds like, you're in luck.

Brain Game: Math Square #23

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.

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