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Weekend Links: Heavy Stuff On Top of People (By Choice!)

Allison Keene

Another reason that it's sometimes ok to play with your food (in the name of art!): an artist recreates Van Gogh paintings with cooking ingredients. * Extra, Extra, read all about it: the World

Eye for an Eye: The Punishments of 8 Political Assassins

Ethan Trex

© Brendan Smialowski/Reuters/Corbis John Hinckley is in the news this week as a judge considers whether the man who shot President Reagan should be able to live as an outpatient.

The Late Movies: Colonel Sherman T. Potter

Miss Cellania

By now, you've heard that actor Harry Morgan died on Wednesday at age 96.

Your Best and Worst Office Holiday Party Stories (But Mostly the Worst)

Jason English

On Fridays, 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.

I'm Gonna Need You to Come in on Sunday

Jason English

Hey, remember that whole 11-11-11 thing we did last month? That went well. So the new plan is to roll out 11 '11 lists' on the 11th of every month.

12 Kids Impersonating Rock Stars

David K. Israel

When I went searching for pictures of kids dressed up as "rock stars," (and I use the term loosely), I expected to find almost all Michael Jacksons and Madonnas.

The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

Man Caught Shoplifting During Shop with a Cop Around 50 police officers in full uniform were at a Walmart store in Waldorf, Maryland Saturday for a charity event in which they helped children select

Brain Game: A Not-E World

Today's Free-for-all Friday challenge at the mentalfloss.com Brain Game can be solved with just a single letter of the alphabet.

Morning Cup of Links: Angry Birds Movie

Miss Cellania

Love and Amnesia. How do you explain your marriage to a spouse who doesn't remember you? * The 12 All-Time Ugliest Christmas Sweaters.

RIP Harry Morgan

Kara Kovalchik

Prolific character actor Harry Morgan has left us after a brief bout with pneumonia.

The Late Movies: Guess The Theme 32

Mark Arminio

It's time for another weekly installment of GUESS THE THEME! All the clips below have something in common. Think you can figure it out?

mental_floss Hoodies Are Here, and You Can Win One

Jason English

Now available in the mental_floss store: Hoodies!

The 5pm Quiz: The Office Christmas Special

Brett Savage

If you watched The Office (the original), you know how everything ties up at the conclusion of the "documentary." But how many details can you remember?

Animated Comic Covers

David K. Israel

Illustrator Kerry Callen has put together some wonderful gifs of classic comic book covers. My only problem with his post is that there are only four! More! More!

This Is Not a Photo

Jill Harness

Dan Witz's amazing photo-realistic paintings feature mosh pits, liquor stores lit up on dark streets, hotel room interiors, and people staring at their cell phones.