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The Quick 10: 10 Ways to Identify a Witch

Stacy Conradt

Today is a rather painful day in American history - the day the first three accused women were brought before the court in the Salem Witch Trials.

Victorian Mail Delivery: 12 Times Each Day

Chris Higgins

I just came across a great New York Times piece on the mail service in the Victorian era.

6 Special Guest Stars at Spring Training

Scott Allen

The casual fan generally needs a program to keep track of all the players at a spring training baseball game. After all, it's not every day that Billy Crystal bats leadoff for the Yankees.

Call for Photos: Our Magazine, out in the World

Jason English

If you turn to page 9 of the March-April issue of mental_floss, you'll find a great photo of the magazine in its natural habitat, sent in by reader Sarah from Mountain View, California.

A Deer That Thinks It's a Dog

Jill Harness

Animal lovers often debate whether or not it's acceptable to turn a wild animal into a domesticated pet.

Last Chance! Buy 2 Shirts, Get 1 Free!

Mangesh & Jason

Stock up for spring!

Aurora Watch

Miss Cellania

When someone sees you wear the Aurora Watch by designer Jihun Yeom, they'll think you're wearing a watchband that the actual timepiece

Strange Geographies: The Fjords of New Zealand

Ransom Riggs

For most people, the word "fjord" conjures up thoughts of Scandinavia and the majestic, frozen North.

SNEAK PEEK #5: Video Games Can Make You Rich!

Mangesh Hattikudur

Ready for another sneak peek from the all-new 10 Issue? This one comes straight from our piece 10 Amazing Ways Video Games Can Change Your Life.

Brain Game: Math Square #14

The nine white squares inside the main red grid should be filled with the digits 1 through 9. Each digit should appear only once in this main grid. Two of these numbers are already provided for you.

Morning Cup of Links: A Rare Stair

Miss Cellania

So many reasons why the internet will fail. A essay from 1995 bemoans the lack of all the things we've managed to come up with since then. (via Boing Boing) * How to wash your hedgehogs.

The Weekend Links: Sunday Edition

Allison Keene

You never know what secret passions people have, and where it will lead them. For instance, did you know Sir Isaac Newton invented the Cat Door?

This Week's Most Popular Stories

Jason English

In case you weren't obsessively refreshing all week, here's what you

Memories of the Olympic Village

Bud Shaw

Every Olympic city provides separate housing for the world's media and an Olympic Village for the athletes, coaches and team officials. By most accounts, Vancouver's Olympic housing is a

Remembering Mister Rogers

Jason English

It was seven years ago today that we lost Mister Rogers.