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Weekend Links: Pink? It's All In Your Mind

Allison Keene

I am legitimately concerned about this - I think the headline says it all: "They Did It To Pluto, But Not To Pink!

Mikhail Gorbachev: Pizza Hut Spokesman

Stacy Conradt

Happy belated birthday to Mikhail Gorbachev, who turned 81 yesterday.

The Late Movies: Throw a Card, Any Card!

Jason English

In the March/April issue of mental_floss magazine, Neil Janowitz caught up with Rick Smith Jr., the guy who holds the world distance record for playing-card throwing. We promised some videos of Mr.

Operation Cornflakes: How the Allies Scammed the Nazi Postal Service

Matt Soniak

On February 5, 1945, with World War II in its last desperate months, a German train made its way to the city of Linz. Suddenly, Allied planes swooped in, dropping bombs and derailing it.

Places You Went as a Kid That You Loved

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 Scully Box

Chris Higgins

Gillian Anderson is much shorter than David Duchovny -- estimates of their actual heights vary, but there's roughly a 10" height difference there.

7 Different Types of Pizza From Around the World

David K. Israel

We may debate which country invented pizza, but there's no denying that it's one of the most popular foods found throughout the world.

6 Influential (and Awesome) Giant Japanese Robots

Rob Lammle

Any kid that grew up in the 1980s is familiar with giant Japanese robots like Voltron and Transformers.

The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

Famous Photo on Fake I.D. Police in Recife, Brazil, arrested Ricardo Sergio Freire de Barros on charges of fraud after he tried to open a bank account using a fake identity.

Brain Game: The Top-10 Queen

Today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Free-for-All Friday entry is trivia, but this question should warrant enough thought to qualify as a mental challenge. A hint? Okay...

Morning Cup of Links: Mangy Sloths

Miss Cellania

Pickiness: The Secret Eating Disorder Nobody’s Talking About.

The Late Movies: Guess The Theme 43

Mark Arminio

Welcome once again _flossers to the Thursday Late Movies. As always, it's GUESS THE THEME. All the clips below have something in common.

Why Can't Some People See Magic Eye Pictures?

Matt Soniak

This has been bothering some people for decades.

At the Libraries: RIP Jan Berenstain

Miss Kathleen

Each week Miss Kathleen provides links to a variety of stories about libraries, authors, and books. If there’s something noteworthy going on in your local library, leave us a

12 Offbeat Holidays You Can Celebrate in March (and a Contest!)

Laura Turner Garrison

Here are some reasons to celebrate this month, plus the once-in-a-lifetime chance to create your own holiday. March 1st: National Peanut Butter Lover’s