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I quit! Videos of people quitting their jobs

Ransom Riggs

I've quit a few jobs in my time, and it's always an awkward process.

Scary Warning Labels Photo Contest

Jason English

I made a Babies R Us run this morning. Before I left, my wife mentioned that our 12-month-old daughter could use a few more sets of size-12-months pajamas.

5 Special Ways to Fly

Scott Allen

No self-respecting canine travels to a luxurious spa in the cargo bay of a 757, so it was only a matter of time before an airline that caters exclusively to pets arrived.

5 Cover tunes that rank with the originals

David K. Israel

Some of you may recall my post last year about original recordings that were better than their covers.

Brain Game: An Oldie

We're working very, very hard to finish up the next issue of mental_floss magazine.

Book Cart Drill Teams Battle for Supremacy

Sydney Beveridge

The secret lives of librarians took center stage at the American Library Association's annual conference earlier this month.

Morning Cup of Links: Rap Around the World

Miss Cellania

The longest total solar eclipse of the 21st century will move moved across parts of India, China, and Japan today.

The Late Movies: Animals on Treadmills

Mario Marsicano

Well, we're approaching the end of July. Summer's in full swing, and it's starting to get really hot and sticky outside.

The Origins of Video Game Character Names

Chris Higgins

Today's awesome geekery: It's a Secret to Everybody, an amazingly extensive article on the origins of various video game character names.

Your Favorite Games & Puzzles

Jason English

If you're ever browsing in the mental_floss store, you'll notice a 'Games & Puzzles' section.

Why Did The Vatican Review Harry Potter?

Jason Plautz

Like millions this weekend, I eagerly saw Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. I'm ready to give it rave reviews and apparently I'm not the only one.

Extreme Epidermis: 7 Skin Conditions

Chris Weber

Skin is the largest organ on the human body, and an amazing number of things can go wrong with it.

Tuesday Turnip

David K. Israel

The Tuesday Turnip is back! We gave it a BIG break to give the Internet time to catch up with us, which it has, which means all new interesting searches on Tuesdays!

Dancing on Crutches

Miss Cellania

For most of us, using crutches to get around would be an excuse to sit on the side of the dance floor. A select few take those crutches and outshine everyone around them.

Brain Game: Six Names

Welcome to the mental_floss Brain Game. Today's challenge is short and sweet, but is it easy? That's for you to decide.

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