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Brain Game: John & Keith & Mick & Paul

Below are five song titles with blanks. If you fill the blanks with one set of words, you'll come up with five song titles by The Beatles.

Morning Cup of Links: the Goat Button

Miss Cellania

18 Ways Attention Goes Wrong. That seems like an awful long list for people who may have attention problems. * Pregnant Women Are Smug.

The King of Hearts: Ford Madox Brown

Andréa Fernandes

Exactly 188 years ago today, the English painter Ford Madox Brown (1821-1893) was born.

The Quick 10: How 10 Works of Art Were Discovered

Stacy Conradt

It was this month in 1820 that a peasant farming the fields stumbled across one of the greatest artistic finds in history: the Venus de Milo.

The 5pm Quiz: Don Cherry Outfit or Clown Costume?

Jason Plautz

Yesterday's 5pm Quiz asked you to simply name all 30 NHL teams. Today's is a little different.

How Early Is Too Early for TV Nudity?

Linda Rodriguez McRobbie

Full frontal nudity on public television "“ before 9

8 Countries & States That Moved Their Capitals

Ethan Trex

Learning state and national capitals is a time-honored way of boring schoolchildren during geography lessons.

Screen Grabs from The Simpsons

Chris Higgins

Okay, this is just the best kind of silly.

Odds/Ends: 15%-Off T-Shirts & An Internship Update

Jason English

The 97th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic has come and gone, but our 15%-off t-shirt sale continues.

FREE Magazine Sneak Peek: Bungled Crimes Galore!

Mangesh & Jason

I don't know about you, but nothing makes us happier than a dumb criminal story. Which is why we commissioned a whole bunch of them for the new mental_floss, hitting stands in just 4 days!

6 of Your Favorite Local Characters

Miss Cellania

This is the fifth and final installment of a series on local characters whose fame spread by way of the internet.

Scriptcasting with John August

Ransom Riggs

I graduated from USC film school a few years ago, and one of the things I do when I'm not blogging is write screenplays (and make films, shameless plug!), but I don't blog much about writing

Brain Game: Pick Three

Herbert served as the neighborhood's local runner; he'd collect money and "Pick Three" lottery numbers from his neighbors and would then buy the tickets all at once.

Remembering Harry Kalas

David K. Israel

I don't think I've ever waxed sentimental here in all the years I've been blogging for mentalfloss.com, but with the sudden death of Hall of Fame broadcaster Harry Kalas this week, I�

Morning Cup of Links: Wolf Loves Pork

Miss Cellania

The Big Similarities & Quirky Differences Between Our Left and Right Brains.

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