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Brain Game: Wasn't She in 'The Birds'?

Students taking (or who have recently taken) geometry should find today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Think Thursday challenge easy. Most of the rest of us... not so much.

Morning Cup of Links: Jedi Grandma

Miss Cellania

Henri, an existential-minded French cat, is filled with ennui.

11 Questionable Suggestions for Raising the Titanic

Colin Patrick

In the 100 years since the hulking ship slipped beneath the surface of the Atlantic, a wealth of ideas have been offered for how to bring it back up – many of them proposed before the ship was even lo

From Petey P. Cup to Prosty the Spokesgland: 11 Unbelievable Healthcare Industry Mascots

Stacy Conradt

If pancake syrup, batteries and crescent rolls can have corporate mascots, why shouldn’t urinalysis and Manograms?

The Late Movies: Stunning Timelapse Films

Chris Higgins

Photographer Alex Rivest has made a habit of creating beautiful timelapse films. Some are very popular, but others have been seen by only a handful of people.

The Word Counts of 11 American Things

Jamie Spatola

1. "The Star-Spangled Banner" (National Anthem version): 80 2. Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address: 271 3. The Emancipation Proclamation: 719 (title and signatures

11 Athletes Who Had Their Own Cereals

Jason Plautz

Plenty of athletes have adorned boxes of Wheaties. But only the best can take it a step further and market a brand of cereal dedicated entirely to themselves.

11 Things You Might Not Know About Income Tax

Kathy Benjamin

© David Woo/Corbis Every American’s least favorite day of the year is just around the corner. In commiseration, here are some things you might not know about the income tax. 1.

11 Notable Patients at the Government Hospital for the Insane

Scott Allen

St. Elizabeths Hospital in Washington, D.C., provided mental health care services to members of the U.S.

11 Shameless Comic Book Ads That Cost Us Our Allowance Money

Kara Kovalchik

If today's Generation Y and Z-ers accuse us Baby Boomers of being cynical and distrustful, well, I for one blame it all on comic books.

11 Memorable Images from the 1970s

David K. Israel

If I were forced to pick one decade to live in forever, I’d pick the ‘70s.

11 Upstart Religions Rooted in Pop Culture

Adrienne Crezo

Fans of movies, books and even animated mice have translated their love for specific brands of pop culture into cults, organizations and federally recognized religious groups, with varying degrees of

11 Works of Art Made With Road Maps

Jill Harness

Whether it’s a traditional Thomas Brothers map book or Google Maps Street View, most of us use maps on at least a fairly regular basis.

11 Variations on "Keep Calm and Carry On"

Chris Higgins

The now-famous Keep Calm and Carry On poster was produced by the British Ministry of Information in 1939, as a quintessentially British statement of what to do in the event of German invasion.

Brain Game: Allegory

Today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Wednesday Wordplay challenge asks you to add a letter for each new answer.