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12 Homes With Serious Christmas Decorations

David K. Israel

I live near some big homes in Los Angeles owned by some pretty big names in the entertainment industry.

Sweet Action: 8 Big Bets Made by Famous People

Ethan Trex

© Matthew Putney/ABC/Handout/Corbis One of the headlines coming out of Saturday night's GOP debate was Mitt Romney's offer to bet Rick Perry $10,000 to settle an argument over something R

Brain Game: Math Square #101

Please enjoy today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game, entry #101 in the Monday Math Square series.

Morning Cup of Links: Tiny Li'l Drac

Miss Cellania

Twitter has been redesigned to make using it easier to use. Now you can follow conversations -kind of like Facebook. * The 40 Best Protest Signs Of 2011.

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.

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