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Klinginem - Rapping Eminem Songs in Klingon (Seriously)

Chris Higgins

So here's a guy who goes by the name Klinginem, rapping the Eminem jam "Without Me" in Klingon (I'm sorry, tlhIngan Hol for you native speakers).

Help eradicate hunger, win prizes!

David K. Israel

Everyone knows that hunger is a big problem world-wide. But did you know right here in the U.S. we've got our own serious problem?

When Art Imitates Toys

Jill Harness

Artist Adam Beane uses his big talent on a small scale. He makes action-figure sized creations of real-life people.

Dyson Air Multiplier

Miss Cellania

Dyson calls it an "air multiplier", but everywhere you see this, it's called a bladeless fan. A fan with no blades? Where does the air come from?

Brain Game: Really, Really Bad Rebus #14

It's been a while (not long enough for some) since we've done a Really, Really Bad Rebus for the Brain Game, so enjoy this one.

The Sherlock Holmes Handbook: Opium Dens and Narcotics in the Victorian Era

Ransom Riggs

It's been well over a century since the first Sherlock Holmes adventure was published, and yet the master detective remains as popular as ever; witness the upcoming release of Holmes, starring Ro

Morning Cup of Links: Internet Laws

Miss Cellania

Ze Frank tells the history of Afghanistan in three minutes. Just an overview, but more than most Americans know about a country we're fighting in. * The Top Ten Internet Rules and Laws.

Wolfgang's Vault

David K. Israel

Like live music? Of course you do. Know where to listen to thousands of legal concerts for free?

motionbox.com presents: How Did You Know?

David K. Israel

It's an all-new 5-day trivia hunt, with an all-new set of puzzles, prizes, and now, a major sponsor! Co-puzzle Master Josh Halbur and I are thrilled to announce that How Did You Know?

Illustrating Childhood: Maurice Sendak

Andréa Fernandes

"Feel Art Again" has gotten a little off schedule due to the plethora of information available about Ernie Barnes and Maurice Sendak.

This Week's Most Popular Stories

Jason English

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

The Sherlock Holmes Handbook: How to Disguise Yourself

Ransom Riggs

It's been well over a century since the first Sherlock Holmes adventure was published, and yet the master detective remains as popular as ever; witness the upcoming release of Holmes, starring Ro

The Weekend Links

Allison Keene

A sundry of spooky links this week: we begin with the curious case of Mary Roff and Lurancy Vennum. From Merinda, "Short version is ... Mary Roff was crazy and died.

Lunchtime Quiz Leftovers

Jason English

What's With the Uniforms? The Stories Behind the AFL Throwbacks

Scott Allen

The eight charter members of the American Football League are celebrating the 50th anniversary of the league's launch by wearing throwback uniforms for select NFL games this season.

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