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4 Common Latin Abbreviations Finally Explained

David K. Israel

There are four Latin abbreviations that many people confuse and use incorrectly. (Don't even get me started on those who say or write ect.

Morning Cup of Links: The Ugliest House in Town

Colin Patrick

It's a dream scenario for a control freak with a junk food habit (AKA me).

6 Stripes for Flag Day

Kara Kovalchik

As a follow-up to Stacy's great list of flag facts, enjoy this six-pack of stories (one for each white stripe) about famous American banners flown around the world.

Lunchtime Quiz Leftovers

Jason English

The Weekend Links

Allison Keene

Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Bobby Jones, Jack Nicklaus, Fred Astaire?

The Weekly Recap

Jason English

In case you weren't obsessively refreshing mentalfloss.com all week, here's an abbreviated version of what you missed: Top 5 Stories Originally Posted This

Caption Contest No. 15

David K. Israel

[There's still time to get that caption in!

The Russian-Born South African: Vladimir Tretchikoff

Andréa Fernandes

In our quest to cover an artist from a different country in each "Feel Art Again" post for the month of June, today's post features Vladimir Tretchikoff (1913-2006), a Russian-born art

Mythbuster Adam Savage on Failure

Chris Higgins

Here's a talk from the Maker Faire, in which Mythbuster Adam Savage declares: failure is always an option.

The Quick 10: 10 Facts About the American Flag

Stacy Conradt

Sunday commemorates the United States' 93rd Flag Day. Sort of. We'll get to that in a second.

The World's 10 Messiest Food Festivals

the mag

by Brendan Spiegel If your mother told you never to play with your food, she probably didn't grow up in any of these towns.

Friday Happy Hour: People You'd Like to Know More About

Jason English

1. When we were in high school, my friend Matt Hall (you have to say his full name) worked in customer support for an internet service provider.

Amazing Facts, 140 Characters at a Time

Jason English

We're in the market for new Twitter friends. We promise that not all our amazing facts involve presidential

5 TV Aunts Worth Remembering

Kara Kovalchik

As a follow-up to this post about TV uncles, we're giving equal time to the TV aunts who've shaped our lives (or just plain made us laugh) over the years. 1. Aunt

Zombie Neurobiology

Ransom Riggs

If you've ever wondered what makes zombies rise up and chase down fresh brains after they're dead, you're not alone. Harvard psychiatry professor and avowed sci-fi geek Dr. Steven C.

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