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Happy St. Urho's Day!

Sydney Beveridge

On the day before St. Patrick's Day, celebrate St.

Play-In Game: Paris Hilton vs. Edward McSweegan

Tournament of Genius

Paris Hilton Most heiresses would be content to sit back in obscurity with their millions, but Hilton has turned herself into a media cottage industry despite her utter lack of any sort of talent tha

Lucky Group of the Week

Every other week, we'll offer a special discount to a different group of flossers.

Announcing the Tournament of Genius

Mangesh & Jason

[Click the photo for a larger view] The Tournament of Genius Over the next few weeks, we'll be having a little March Madness of our own here at mentalfloss.com.

No Small Tales: 70th Birthday

David K. Israel

When I teach my fiction classes, I always tell my students: Write what you know. Of course, I didn't make this up; it's a cliché by this point, but one that makes sense.

Kid Finder

Miss Cellania

We sometimes joke that women have an inbuilt object-locating organ that men don't have so we know where everything is, and men can just ask instead of looking for an item themselves.

Brain Game: Stan the Man

There weren't quite enough of these for a good "name them in five minutes" quiz, and the spelling would have been difficult for many.

Morning Cup of Links: Geeky Spouses

Miss Cellania

20 Things You Didn't Know About Time. In many ways, it's more flexible than I imagined. * How Science Fiction Found Religion.

The 5pm Quiz: Elton vs. Billy

Editor's Note: This quiz is less than a month old, which makes it a little young for us to be re-running it already.

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Sweepstakes Ends Tomorrow!

Mangesh & Jason

We've teamed up with the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and are offering our readers the chance to win a trip to Cleveland for the induction ceremony.

The Honey-Voiced Announcer: Bill Reid

Andréa Fernandes

Eleven years ago yesterday, Bill Reid (1920-1998) passed away.

Lunchtime Quiz Leftovers

Jason English

The Weekend Links

Allison Keene

Candy Land and Monopoly are both board games that are, brilliantly, (read: such a bad idea) being made into movies. Where will it end? Minesweeper: The Movie? Minesweeper really frustrated me.

The Quick 10: 10 Controversial Music Videos

Stacy Conradt

1. "Jeremy," Pearl Jam. This one's first on the list because it's what I was listening to when I got the Q10 idea.

Birds on Wires

Chris Higgins

On this Friday afternoon, I bring you a quiet, contemplative topic: birds on power lines.

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