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11 Christmas Songs That Never Really Took Off

Stacy Conradt

Though artists from Mariah Carey to Insane Clown Posse release holiday singles, very few of those songs make it to holiday playlists year after year.

11 Visual Clichés You Never See in Real Life

Kara Kovalchik

A Christmas tree on the lot with a wooden X-stand affixed to the bottom. Armored car guards loading sacks marked with giant dollar signs.

11 Ironic and Puzzling E-Books

Colin Patrick

There are lots of valid reasons why electronic books have been soaring in popularity over the last few years: they’re easier to transport than conventional books, often less expensive, and offer a var

The 11 Most Popular Stories We Posted Last Week

Jason English

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

The Stories Behind 11 Classic Album Covers

Bill DeMain

11 Examples of 'Perfect Strangers' Fan Art

Hillary Buckholtz

For the uninitiated, Perfect Strangers is an ABC sitcom that ran from 1986 to 1993 about the unlikely cohabitation of two distant cousins.

11 Great Gift Ideas We'll Ship to You for Free Today

Mangesh & Jason

There's a sale going on in the mental_floss store this weekend.

11 Awesome Outdoor and Interactive Ads

Andréa Fernandes

While no one is really sure how many ads a person sees each day, our landscape and media are becoming ever more cluttered with advertisements, from product placement in television shows to traditional

11 Expansion Teams That Just Missed the Cut

Scott Allen

When the NFL expansion committee headed by current league commissioner Roger Goodell awarded franchises to Charlotte and Jacksonville in 1993, three other prospective teams with nicknames, logos, and

Weekend Links: Find Your Sleep Profile

Allison Keene

What does your favorite '80s band say about you?

11 Random Facts About Kissing

Bill DeMain

alias / Shutterstock.com 1. Kissing is good for you. A few of its benefits: it can help reduce dermatitis and blemishes.

How to Hire a Hitman: 11 Fascinating Search Suggestions From Google

Ethan Trex

We’ve been playing with Firefox’s Google search bar an awful lot here at the mental_floss New York office this week.

11 for 11

Jason English

The first of 11 '11 lists' goes up in one minute. One new list every hour.

Army-Navy: Football's Greatest Rivalry

Andréa Fernandes

I spent the last 3.5 hours watching the 112th Army-Navy game.

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