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5 Composers murdered by the Nazis

David K. Israel

Theresienstadt concentration camp, or Terezín as it was usually called, was an oddity, even by the Nazi's standards. They used it as transit camp, before carting people off to Auschwitz.

The Quick 10: 10 Weird Facts About Presidents

Stacy Conradt

In case you didn't get enough Presidential Facts from the mag, I have this whole collection of strange facts I've written down about U.S. Presidents.

Even More Answers to Questions About Chickens

David Clark

Last week, we addressed which came first, the chicken or the egg. Then we answered five other burning questions about the fowl.

The Dos and Don'ts of I-Do'ing: Proposing the Presidential Way

Jenny Drapkin

If Valentine's Day has inspired you to propose, many of you will probably look to your fathers for guidance and inspiration.

Magazine Sneak Peek: A Whole Lotta Flex Appeal

Mangesh & Jason

Normally, the scrawny staffers at mental_floss have little interest in reading about the history of body building, but when Tim Farrell pitched a fascinating profile on showman Eugen Sandow, we couldn

Health Cubby: iPhone App to Track Health Goals

Chris Higgins

For the last month, I've been testing Health Cubby, a $9.99 iPhone app designed to track health and fitness goals.

Third Eye Video Camera

Miss Cellania

So the prosecuting attorney says, "Tell the court exactly what you saw." As if it were that easy! The human brain stores only what we pay attention to.

Brain Game: Three of a Perfect Pair

Kara and I plan to offer a "state" puzzle book one of these days...

America's Pets

David K. Israel

The 2007-2008 National Pet Owners Survey is out, and guess what? There are 142 million freshwater fish in America.

Morning Cup of Links: Reshaping America

Miss Cellania

How the Crash Will Reshape America. The more you know, the better prepared you'll be for the changes ahead.

A Presidents' Day Round-up of Presidential Facts

the mag

President No. 2: John Adams spoke with a lisp because he stubbornly refused to wear dentures. President No. 4: James Madison was hardly an imposing figure.

Lie To Me

David K. Israel

Made in Heaven: Jeff Koons

Andréa Fernandes

To celebrate Valentine's Day, today's "Feel Art Again" features two love-themed works of art—"Hanging Heart" (left) and "Sacred Heart" (right)&

10 Great Love Affairs in History

the mag

By Sam Boykin It's what makes women wear torturous undergarments and feign interest in preposterous sporting rituals.

The Weekend Links

Allison Keene

The Weekend Links are a tad truncated today since I am actually in the internet-less hinterlands as this post goes to press, but let's big with a strong opener: From the Annals of Too Much Time:

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