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Quimby the Mouse

Chris Higgins

Quimby is a loner. And a mouse. His only friend is the (cartoonishly) decapitated head of an unnamed lady mouse, who accompanies him on various adventures.

Note to a special _floss reader

David K. Israel

A few days ago, I received an e-mail from a loyal floss reader in the San Francisco area asking for some advice. Whoever you are, I accidentally deleted that e-mail, and apologize.

The Late Movies: Songs from the Original Trekkies

Mario Marsicano

I think there's some sort of science fiction movie opening tomorrow. To celebrate, let's check out some videos of the original Trekkies.

The 5pm Quiz: Serial Killer, Celebrity Stalker or Washington Lobbyist?

Jason Plautz

There are three types of people in this quiz. Some are obsessed with celebrities, some kill people and some try to sway politicians.

The Quick 10: 10 Nuggets About McDonald's

Stacy Conradt

It was 69 years ago this month that a couple of brothers in San Bernardino, California, decided to set up a quick-service restaurant selling barbeque to travelers.

4 Wildly Illegal College Recruiting Scandals

Ethan Trex

As cinematic classics go, it's hard to beat the Shaquille O'Neal vehicle Blue Chips. (Okay, fine, it's exceedingly easy to beat it.

Introducing: Nadia Sirota (and the chance to win a free album!)

David K. Israel

Ed. note: If you missed our first post earlier this week on New Amsterdam Records, be sure to check it out here.

Lunchtime Quiz: Baseball Brainteasers

Jason Plautz

Baseball's rules can be quite quirky and difficult to figure out.

2 New Shirts & A Party Tonight!

Mangesh & Jason

Two quick things: 1) If you LOVE witty garments that cover both your torso AND part of your arms, you're in

Invasion of the Zombie Animals

Miss Cellania

Mother Nature is not usually kind. There are creatures, usually tiny creatures, that will take over a member of another species.

Brain Game: MOM is WOW Contest

When written in upper case, some words have "vertical line symmetry," meaning that they appear the same when seen in the reflection of an upright mirror. MOM is one of these words.

Morning Cup of Links: Extreme Face Transplant

Miss Cellania

It took decades for geologists to get used to the idea that the dinosaur extinction was caused by a space objects crashing to earth.

The Late Movies: Dom DeLuise

Mario Marsicano

Tonight I'd like to recognize an actor that made me laugh more times than I can count.

9 Famous Baseball Stadium Vendors

Scott Allen

A good stadium vendor can make you forget that you're forking over $7.50 for 16 ounces "“ or four bites "“ of fleeting enjoyment.

The 5pm Quiz: Skyscrapers

Mangesh & Jason

Today's quiz tests your mastery of all things really tall. Well, not all things. Just buildings. Let's see how well you know your skyscrapers. Take the Quiz:

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