THE KNOWLEDGE FEED

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Attention, People of Earth

Chris Higgins

The New Yorker brings us an important message from extraterrestrials, translated by writer Paul Simms. I'm just gonna start this dialog by emphasizing that everything's cool.

4 People With Super Memory

David K. Israel

What if you finished reading this article and remembered every detail of it for the rest of your life?

What Would Happen if You Fell Through the Earth, and Other Burning Questions

Ransom Riggs

Of course, falling all the way through the Earth is impossible, since its core is molten.

Morning Cup of Links: The Mattress Wallet

Mario Marsicano

Let's start with a rundown of all the Emmy winners.

National Flags From National Foods

Jill Harness

The Australian advertising agency WHYBIN/TBWA was assigned to come up with a clever way to promote the upcoming Sydney International Food Festival.

Brain Game: Xs without Os

If your mind is still a bit foggy from the weekend, today's Brain Game should hopefully give you a quick jump-start. Good luck!

Win a copy of A.J. Jacobs' new book!

David K. Israel

[There's still time to enter the contest.

The 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

Allison Keene

From my friend Jeff, a clip video of one of the greatest bike stuntmen around. The Band of Horses soundtrack doesn't hurt, either.

Lunchtime Quiz Leftovers

Jason English

8 Other Unusual Holidays

David K. Israel

Me hearties, today is the 14th annual international Talk Like a Pirate Day! So how aarrr yee all celebratin'? Let us know!

Online Dating Site Reveals Rules for "First Contact" Derived From Data

Chris Higgins

Okay, so I've been on an online date or two.

The Quick 7: 7 Changes Coming to Disney World

Stacy Conradt

A week ago, Disney announced some pretty major changes to its Orlando park.

Making a Piranha Plant

David K. Israel

My pal Jamie Margary made this awesome Piranha plant. Check it

5 Things You Didn't Know About Slash

Ethan Trex

You know him as the top-hat-wearing lead guitarist for Guns N'Roses, Slash's Snakepit, and Velvet Revolver.

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