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In 1906, the Bronx Zoo Put a Black Man on Display in the Monkey House

Bill DeMain

The young black man who arrived at the Bronx Zoo in the summer of 1906 cut a striking figure. Dressed in a white suit, he was carrying a wooden bow, a quiver of arrows, and a chimpanzee.

James Cameron Explains Titanic's Sinking

Chris Higgins

In this short video, Titanic director James Cameron offers color commentary on CGI animation of Titanic sinking, recreating the events of April 14, 1912.

Brain Game: Math Square #117

As has become the custom here at the mentalfloss.com Brain Game, we open the work week with a new Monday Math Square.

Morning Cup of Links: Time 4 More Cat

Miss Cellania

Money may not buy happiness, but it can buy just about everything else. But is a market economy a good thing in the long run? * Mike Wallace died Saturday at the age of 93.

19 Regional Words All Americans Should Adopt Immediately

Haley Sweetland Edwards

When traveling across the United States, it sometimes feels like the locals are speaking a whole different language.

Weekend Links: 65 Sketchy Easter Bunny Photos

Allison Keene

Get in the holiday spirit with BuzzFeed's round-up of the 65 sketchiest Easter Bunnies.

6 Easter Traditions You Might Not Know

Miss Cellania

The sacred Christian holiday of Easter is celebrated in somewhat similar ways around the world, but there are some traditions from various regions that may be new to you. 1. Baranek

How to Eat a Chocolate Easter Bunny, According to a Very Important Survey

Jason English

Toddler image via Shutterstock According to the BBC, 74% of American children say chocolate bunnies should be eaten ears first. Happy

Last Week's Most Popular Stories

Jason English

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

Weekend Links: The Least Helpful Reviews Ever

Allison Keene

From the Department of Dreams: 8 Ways Magnetic Levitation Could Shape the Future.

The Late Movies: Elemental Music

Miss Cellania

Did you learn the elements of the periodic table by singing a song? It's quite common these days. Me? I never learned the elements at all!

13 Images from Dresden’s Kunsthof

David K. Israel

When I was in Dresden in 1998, the city was undergoing massive renovations where the allied bombs leveled some of the most beautiful architecture in Germany (infamously, if you remember the story).

The Defense Rests (in Peace): How a Civil War Rabble-Rouser Went Out With a Bang

Matt Soniak

Clement Laird Vallandigham was never a household name, but during the era of the Civil War, he led an interesting and amazing life that ended abruptly and bizarrely. Over the course of his career,

If You Could Do It Again, Would You Choose the Same College?

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.

The Pitch for The Muppet Show

Chris Higgins

Wow. Here's the original pitch Jim Henson made to sell The Muppet Show to CBS.