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Weekend Links: What TV Characters Might Earn in the Real World

Allison Keene

In the world television, salaries are no object. How could semi-unemployed people afford huge New York City loft spaces, after all?

55 Two-Letter Combinations That Actually Count in 'Words With Friends'

Jamie Spatola

"THAT's a word?" If you play Words With Friends and are frequently demoralized by opponents scoring very big points using very small words, this list will help you up your game.

Yelp Reviews For Places You Can't (or shouldn't) Go

Jason Plautz

With its user-generated reviews and recommendations, Yelp can be great for trying to find a fun spot for dinner.

Stopping Poachers With Poison and Pink Dye

Jill Harness

While efforts are continually made to stop poachers of endangered species, the reality is that many of these hunters are desperate people.

13 Works of Art Made in Rice Fields

David K. Israel

This is why we love you, Internet! My post on odd foods eaten in Japan that I published earlier this week led me to these gorgeous photos of artworks created in Japanese rice fields.

At the Libraries: Are Maurice Sendak's Books Too Scary?

Miss Kathleen

Each week Miss Kathleen provides links to a variety of stories about libraries, authors, and books.

Whatever Happened to Lassie (and 8 Other Showbiz Dogs)?

Stacy Conradt

Good news, dog lovers and Potterheads: the dog that played Sirius Black’s animal form in the HP movies is up for adoption.

Brain Game: State Six

It's Free-for-all Friday in today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game.

Morning Cup of Links: The Dumbest Million Dollar Ideas of All Time

Brian Abrams

Diane Keaton has a memoir about her mother that releases in November, and here are 20 other must-read books coming out in the fall. * William Shatner tries to get the vocals just right for his cover

Behind the Music: Iconic Album Cover Models Edition

Kara Kovalchik

Nirvana's Nevermind album turned 20 this past weekend, which tends to make folks who consider Sgt.

The Late Movies: Guess The Theme XXIII

Mark Arminio

It's Thursday. It's late. You should be sleeping. But you're not, because of the rumbling and tingling excitement of the game that is sweeping the nation—GUESS THE THEME.

Mr. Rogers Sings "Won't You Be My Neighbor?" Spanning 33 Years

Chris Higgins

In this simple video, we see Fred Rogers singing the iconic "Won't You Be My Neighbor?" theme song from Mister Rogers' Neighborhood over a span of 33 years.

Wild Wednesday

David K. Israel

Last night was one of those nights when you're thankful for the new-ish MLB TV, which allowed me to watch all three extra-inning games simultaneously.

7 Things You Need to Know about the Torah

David K. Israel

Today is Rosh HaShanah, which literally translates into "Head TheYear" or "head of the year." It marks the Jewish New Year and the period where Jews finish the Torah, or the Five B

The Story Behind "Take Me Out To The Ball Game" (Also: Lost Verses!)

Bill DeMain

Did you know that “Take Me Out To The Ball Game” was written by a guy who had almost no interest in the sport?

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