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Hot in Doylestown

Jason English

Image Credit: Flickr user Brainwise. We were just looking at our Facebook page statistics and learned something new: we're huge in Doylestown, PA.

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The Pelican Brief Project

Ransom Riggs

If there's one thing I like more than mysteries, it's complicated art projects done for seemingly no reason. The Pelican Brief Project has both!

Attention _flossers in and around Columbus, Ohio...

Jason English

We're due for another edition of The Mental Floss Trivia Show! One place we're considering for our next stop is Columbus, Ohio.

10 Stories of Lifesaving Dogs

Miss Cellania

He's unbelievable! He's some dog! He's a lifesaver! That's what l'll call him, too! Ol' Lifesaver! That will be your name! -Navin R.

Brain Game: An Oscar Trio (or Better)

Ponder today's Tuesday Test Time to see if you can come up with the four famous names in question.

Morning Cup of Links: Kidney Light

Miss Cellania

Researchers Build a Living Laser.

The 10 Geekiest Lego Creations

Jill Harness

I know, to some extent, all Lego creations made by anyone over the age of 10 are a little geeky, but it takes things to a whole new level of nerdiness to create something based on your favorite sci-fi

From Film to Freedom: The Leica Freedom Train

Stacy Conradt

You've probably heard of Leica cameras, and you've almost definitely heard of Schindler's List. What you may not know is that the two have something in common.

The Late Movies: Ira Glass on Storytelling

Erica Palan

Ira Glass, award-winning host of This American Life and sage to all nerdy literate types, knows how to tell a good story.

What the Sun-Maid Raisin Girl Really Looked Like

Jason English

Have you ever torn open a box of raisins and wondered whether the girl on the packaging was real? (Don't all raise your hands at once.) Well, she was real.

The Quick 10: 10 Places You Don't Want to Swim

Adrienne Crezo

With the high temperatures lately, my neighbor has made a habit of taking midday dips in the kiddie pool in her backyard.

The Last Three Ties in Stanley Cup Finals History

Scott Allen

If Boston wins at home tonight, the Stanley Cup Finals will head back to Canada for a deciding Game 7. If Vancouver wins, the Canucks will clinch their first Stanley Cup in three tries.

Forget Your Password: Typing Rhythm and Computer Security

Meghan Holohan

Patricia Loring, a research associate at Carnegie Mellon University, presses tiny blue dots on my fingers and the back of my hand. She tells me to adjust the keyboard as she maneuvers three webcams.

Brain Game: Math Square #78

A brand new Monday Math Square is the challenge in today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game. Enjoy! The nine white squares inside the main red grid should be filled with the digits 1 through 9.