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11 Tweets That Led to a Whole Mess of Legal Trouble

Adrienne Crezo

While some might argue that 140 characters aren't enough to adequately express a thought or have a conversation, others have discovered that a tweet or two is all it takes to end up in a courtroo

11 Ways Advertisers Make Food Look Delicious

Colin Patrick

© Robert Landau/Corbis Advertised foods rarely look exactly like the real food they’re selling. In fact, a number of sites around the web have pointed out just how false food advertising can be.

11 Geeky Craft Creations, Including Rainbow Brite vs. Strawberry Shortcake

Jill Harness

There's a lot of variety in geek crafting.

11 Things Las Vegas Has Banned for Some Reason

Kathy Benjamin

Las Vegas lets its visitors get away with a lot. Gambling is legal. Walking down the street drinking a beer is legal. Prostitution is illegal but tolerated.

From Pennies to Chocolate: 11 Examples of Creative Flooring

Bill DeMain


John Cazale's Amazing Best Picture Streak

Ethan Trex

John Cazale passed away on this date in 1978. His brief stay in Hollywood generated one of the more interesting bodies of work in modern

11 Weird and Wonderful Lists on Wikipedia

Chris Higgins

While we're celebrating a day of lists, I thought I'd go a little meta with this list of lists. Wikipedia is home to a lot of odd things, including...lists!

Brain Game: Math Square #113

The mentalfloss.com Brain Game opens a new week with a Monday Math Square. I tried to include a few 11s to coincide with our 11-on-12 theme.

Morning Cup of Links: Brazilian Batman, Jerusalem Joker

Miss Cellania

Officials in Taubaté, Brazil have hired a veteran to patrol neighborhoods dressed as Batman.

11 Photos Celebrating Women Workers of World War I

Jill Harness

While you’ve probably seen hundreds of images of women working in factories during World War II, that wasn’t the first time women joined the workforce to help fill in for the millions of men sent out

11 Peculiar Meetings Between Famous People

Bill DeMain

You'd expect famous people to know other famous people. But maybe not these famous people.

Weekend Links: Why Daylight Saving Time May Kill You

Allison Keene

I am no fan of Daylight Saving Time, and now I have even more fuel to add to that fire, because apparently ... springing forward could kill you.

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: Christopher Walken's "Where The Wild Things Are"

Allison Keene

There are plenty of videos out there with Christopher Walken reading things from "The Raven" to Gaga lyrics, but I particularly like his improvisation of "Where the Wild Things Are"

Lunchtime Quiz Leftovers

Jason English