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The Missing Links: Happy 200th Birthday, War of 1812!

Colin Patrick

Go Backstage at 30 Rock The awesome team behind Jimmy Fallon’s blog has put together a Choose-Your-Own-Adventure style tour of the show’s production facilities in New York.

The Last Three Books You've Read and Whether You Liked Them

Jason English

Let's get a good summer reading list going.

Now Open: 8 New Thrill Rides at America's Theme Parks

Miss Cellania

Whether it's for a day trip, a getaway weekend, or a full-blown vacation, there's a theme park near you, and many of them have new rides to deliver the biggest thrills yet -if you're in

How to Measure the Universe

Chris Higgins

In this short animated video, Dr.

Brain Game: Four and Done

Some felt that our most recent U.S. president puzzle was a bit on the easy side, but I don't think that'll be a problem today.

Morning Cup of Links: Cotton Candy

Miss Cellania

Welcome to the Multiverse.

31 Acronyms and Initials All Spelled Out

Jason English

For the past few weeks, every time I saw an acronym or initials, I took a picture. You know the brands, authors, and pieces of legislation, but do you know what all those letters stand for? 1.

Turning Coffee Stains Into Art

Jill Harness

If you ever thought your tablecloth was ruined and worthless after someone left a nasty coffee cup stain on it, then you need to meet Hong Yi.

Morning Cup of Links: In Memory

Miss Cellania

This is for everyone celebrating Memorial Day weekend with pools, picnics, parades, and barbecue. * The Last Letters From World War I Literary Heroes.

The Scandalous History of Arlington National Cemetery

Kathy Benjamin

UPI/Kevin Dietsch /LANDOV Arlington is some of the most hallowed ground in the United States.

Weekend Links: Mind Controlled Robot Arms

Allison Keene

This is truly amazing - from my friend Paul, see how the flashed face distortion effect makes ordinary portraits look hideous.

How Many Jelly Beans Are in This Cup?

Jason English

First person to guess correctly wins a copy of Split Decision. Or the jelly beans. Your call. Update: May 24, 4:22pm The magic number has not been guessed yet. Keep trying!

Friday Is Geek Pride Day. There Are Prizes Involved.

Jason English

Friday, May 25, is International Geek Pride Day. We didn't invent it — according to Wired, a guy named Tim McEachern deserves some of the credit.

Last Week's Most Popular Stories

Jason English

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

What Was the Jersey Devil?

Ethan Trex

JOHN ANGELILLO/UPI /Landov Last night the New Jersey Devils defeated the New York Rangers to advance to the Stanley Cup Finals, where they'll face the Los Angeles Kings.