An Artistic Use for Old Cigarette Machines

Colin Patrick

When the hundreds of cigarette vending machines sitting in bars and restaurants all across the country became taboo – or downright illegal – the people behind Art-o-mat had a good idea about how to us

Brain Game: Math Square #57

Thanks for playing the Monday Math Square. The nine white squares inside the main red grid should be filled with the digits 1 through 9.

Morning Cup of Links: Honey Buns & Cookies

Miss Cellania

You can bid on NASA souvenirs, ephemera, and hardware from the Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo projects. The auction of 422 items will begin on January 13th.

Follow @mental_floss on Twitter: Amazing Facts, 140 Characters at a Time

Jason English

We'd love you to follow us on Twitter! Would it help if I mentioned we've been ranked the 29th most influential news media Twitter account? No? Oh.

Weekend Links: Autobiographical Memories (Blessing or Curse?)

Allison Keene

The BBC has compiled a list of Things We Learned in 2010, or as I like to call it, "topical trivia to impress your friends and coworkers with." * From my friend Dekalb, an amazing video fr

How Did You Know Courtney Scott?

David K. Israel

We had a lot of fun giving away daily neatorama prizes this month! We hope you continue to enjoy this new aspect of the game. Thanks for being active on the Facebook page.

Weekend Links: How to Survive January

Allison Keene

From Harold, a link to a very funny (and rather subtle, in the best of ways) blog called Catalog Living, as in written by the people who live inside your cataloges (don't they have such glamorous

Lunchtime Quiz Leftovers

Jason English

The Late Movies: Extreme Sledding

Miss Cellania

I've watched the snow fall all day long. I'm content to stay inside and watch, but there are those who take full advantage of snow's slippery properties on sleds or skis.

The Quick 10: 10 Famous Beauty Pageant Contestants

Stacy Conradt

Whether it's becoming Wonder Woman or, you know, Oprah, many beauty queens have parlayed their time on the pageant circuit into bigger things. 1. Oprah.

5 Things You Didn't Know About Winston Churchill

Ethan Trex

Winston Churchill had one of the most immediately recognizable faces of the 20th century, and you probably know all about his triumphs as a statesman and orator.

An Underwater River?

Jill Harness

Mexico is home to some of the deepest, most complex cave systems in the world, but the Cenote Angelita is notable not only for its size but for its incredible underwater river systems.

Puppies Wearing Hats Eating Bacon Sharing Facts (about Joan of Arc)

Stacy Conradt

Since yesterday was the day we celebrate her birthday (we don't really know for sure when it was and neither did Joan), our puppies would like to share a few facts with you about Joan of Bark.

Adorable Kids With Obsolete Technology

Chris Higgins

Ready to feel really old? In this video, some French-Canadian kids are presented with technology from the 80's and 90's.

Reaching The World's Coolest (and Most Isolated) Lake

Ransom Riggs

If you ever wondered what the coolest lake in the world is, wonder no more. It's called Lake Vostok, and it's in Antarctica.