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The Weekend Links

Allison Keene

If this traffic cone monster was paired with that "Zombies ahead" sign, it might be one of the greatest roadside attractions I could imagine.

The Weekly Recap

Jason English

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

Fan of How Did You Know?

David K. Israel

Go ahead and make it official, and join more than 260 hunters who already have. WHY?

11 Magazines This Magazine Likes

Jason English

If you're only going to subscribe to one magazine, we obviously think it should be ours.

The Quick 10: 10 Facts About Amusement Parks

Stacy Conradt

With the long Fourth of July weekend coming up, I bet at least some of our _flossy readers are headed to an amusement park to celebrate with roller coasters, cotton candy and water slides.

5 Things You Didn't Know About Wilt Chamberlain

Ethan Trex

Wilt Chamberlain. The mere mention of the Big Dipper's name evokes images of hoops dominance and romantic impossibilities.

Anthropology Lessons: Endangered Cultures

Chris Higgins

Wade Davis is a National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence (an awesome-sounding job that I kinda want) and an anthropologist.

The mental_floss Outlet Store: Select Shirts $12

Jason English

It's only June, but our Chagrin Falls (Ohio) office is already gearing up for the holiday season. Part of that gearing up is clearing room for all the new t-shirts we have up our sleeves.

Jeff Goldblum, on the Other Hand, is Not

Ransom Riggs

My wife and I were talking about all the high-profile celebrity deaths of late, when she mentioned one I somehow hadn't heard about: Jeff Goldblum.

Between The Liner Notes: 6 Things You Can Learn By Obsessing Over Album Artwork

Mark Arminio

There's something exciting about unwrapping a new CD. The sense of anticipation, the smell of the packaging, the struggle with the sticky, impossible-to-open white anti-theft strip.

Deaths ALWAYS Happen in Threes. Right?

Jason English

1. With Ed McMahon, Farrah Fawcett and MIchael Jackson passing away this week, I've heard dozens of references to the irrefutable "deaths happen in threes" rule.

The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

Fire Station Blaze Embarrasses Firefighters Firefighters in Waipahu, Hawaii responded to an traffic accident, but were called back to the station -because it was on fire! Fire Capt.

Why Is Sumo Wrestling Such a Big Deal?

Eric Johnson

Quick, name a Japanese sport! Well, you probably said "sumo" because you've already read the headline of this article.

Brain Game: Monkey Suit

Well, it's been a wild week.

Morning Cup of Links: Nijinsky on Video

Miss Cellania

This optical illusion stumped me until I got to see the closeup.

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