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The Weekend Links: Sunday Edition

Allison Keene

From Flossy reader Kate, a picture that includes a volcanic ash plume, glaciers and lightning. And as she pointed out, it's TOTALLY METAL!

Last 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

Tired of waking up in the same place every day?

Product of the Weekend

Jason English

Here's Lilah showing how it works. She created such a masterpiece, her parents framed her outfit along with her painting.

Lunchtime Quiz Leftovers

Jason English

The Late Movies: The Wizard of Oz

Miss Cellania

This cute video called The Wizard of Dogz inspired me to find out more about the beloved 1939 movie The Wizard of Oz.

The Quick 10: Paddington Bear

Stacy Conradt

Don't tell Winnie the Pooh, but he's not the only big shot on the children's book Bear Market "“ Paddington Bear has been charming children and adults alike since 1958.

8 Shameless Abuses of Diplomatic Immunity

Ethan Trex

Diplomatic immunity may be intended to keep diplomats from running afoul of local authorities while serving abroad, but some workers take it as a license to act like jerks.

What Everybody Who's Anybody Is Doing This Weekend

Jason English

If you're in Birmingham and looking for weekend programming, come out and meet various members of our Alabama staff at the Magic City Arts Connection in Linn Park.

Obscura Day: 2010

Chris Higgins

On March 20th, Obscura Day was a worldwide celebration of "expeditions, back-room tours and hidden treasures in your hometown." 80 events took place in 20 countries, hosting more than 4,000

Relatively Insignificant Events That Changed Your Life Forever

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

The Town that Loves Charlie Chaplin Charlie Chaplin has a fan club in Adipur, Gujarat, India called the Charlie Circle.

Brain Game: Spin the Tire

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

Italy's Big Problem: the Camorra

Ransom Riggs

Until recently, whenever I thought of organized crime in Italy, I thought of Godfather II and its turn-of-the-century flashbacks.

Morning Cup of Links: BeetleCam

Miss Cellania

Soviet Sci-Fi Animation in the 1980's. These 'toons are based on stories from American authors so you may be able to follow along, and a couple even have subtitles.

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