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The Longest You've Waited in Line for Something

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.

On Christmas Shopping and Siri

David K. Israel

This is my first post written with the help of Siri. Let's see how well she does.

A Year of San Francisco Sky in One Video

Chris Higgins

This year-long time lapse video (compressed to five minutes) shows the sky above the Exploratorium in San Francisco, as the sun rises, clouds float by, and night falls.

Cork Art!

Jill Harness

WebUrbanist has a fantastic gallery of 25 amazing pieces made from corks.

The Top 3 Gifts on Kids' Wish Lists: iPad, iPod Touch and iPhone

Jason English

Should be a good Christmas at Apple. According to Nielsen, the iPad is the #1 gift on holiday wish lists of U.S. kids ages 6-12.

The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

Wedding Goes On as Lodge Burns Down Mike and Nancy Rogers were to be married in the main lodge at White Point Beach Resort in Nova Scotia last Saturday.

Brain Game: Choo-Choo Charlie

It's time once again for the Friday Free-for-all here at the mentalfloss.com Brain Game.

Morning Cup of Links: Sci-Fi Thanksgiving

Miss Cellania

The Occupy Wall Street movement was losing steam after two months, until the police crackdown Tuesday night.

The Late Movies: Guess The Theme XXIX

Mark Arminio

It's Thursday night and we have a brand spanking new GUESS THE THEME for your enjoyment. Once again, all the clips below have something in common.

How Are Balloons Chosen for the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade?

Stacy Conradt

So have you guys checked out the list of Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade balloons for this year? You’ve probably heard about Tim Burton’s B.

Sesame Street International: 9 Notable Muppets From Around the World

Drew Toal

From Oscar the Grouch's Israeli cousin to Nigeria's Yam Monster, here are some of our favorite international Muppets.

What's Wrong With PROTECT IP and SOPA?

Chris Higgins

You may have heard about some new bills making their way through the U.S. Congress, related to piracy on the internet. But what are they and what's the big deal?

Mondegreens Revisited

David K. Israel

I've written about mondegreens on this blog before. A misheard, or made-up lyric, is called a mondegreen, after Lady Mondegreen. But who is Lady Mondegreen?

Could You Really Send Chicken Pox Through the Mail on a Lollipop?

Matt Soniak

Volodymyr Krasyuk / Shutterstock.comIn the last few weeks, media outlets have reported on parents using Facebook and other social networking sites to trade lollipops and other items infected by childr

11 Impressive Thanksgiving Cupcakes

Miss Cellania

Thanksgiving is a time for traditional foods, but there's no reason you can't celebrate with cupcakes!

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