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5 Leagues That Didn't Make It

Ethan Trex

At some point in 2009, the oft-delayed All American Football League might actually start playing games.

Monday, We're Back to Work

Jason English

On Monday, we're declaring an end to our holiday season and going back to work.

This Year's Most Disturbing Film is A Documentary

Ransom Riggs

Back in the 60s, Ric O'Barry was a pioneer in the field of dolphin training.

The Gory Details of Edward Gorey

Andréa Fernandes

At the request of reader Karen I., today's "Feel Art Again" post features Edward St. John Gorey (1925-2000).

The Weekend Links

Allison Keene

Whilst en route from Philly to Atlanta yesterday, I perused the SkyMall catalogue as I would a book of Freakish Creatures of the Deep - with fear, interest and plenty of amusement.

Salisbury Steak, Bananas Foster & 8 Other Foods Named After People

Stacy Conradt

Have you ever been eating or drinking something and wondered where the name came from?

10 Knock-offs That'll Knock Your Socks Off

David K. Israel

Everyone knows about Rolex knock-offs and Louis Vuitton imitations, but at least with those, the company doing the knocking-off goes to a lot of trouble to replicate the brand name, as well as the mer

3 Maps That Get People Worked Up

Rob Lammle

1. The One With Only 38

The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

Man Hides in Attic for Christmas A family in Plains Township, Pennsylvania were astonished when a stranger came down from their attic!

Morning Cup of Links: Natural Gender Inequality

Miss Cellania

The Natural Basis for Gender Inequality. The sexes are so different, why should we work for equal rights? * Accusations of Photoshop!

7 Simple Rules For How To Take A Nap

Ransom Riggs

Sleeping lab image via Shutterstock Birds do it, bees do it (we think), even educated monkeys do it. So let's do it, people. Let's fall asleep.

Feel Art Again returns!

Andréa Fernandes

On the eighth day of Christmas, mental_floss gave to me... eight reader requests! "Feel Art Again" was on hiatus for a month, but we're back today and better than ever!

The Internet Looks Back at 2008

Miss Cellania

The internet as we know it was built by, and is populated with, people who are just obsessive-compulsive enough to appreciate a good, ranked top ten list.

The Stories Behind 20 Muppet Favorites

Stacy Conradt

Like a lot of you, I grew up on Sesame Street and the Muppets. But did you ever stop to wonder where they came from?

Morning Cup of Links: Born with Numbers

Miss Cellania

The Legend of Master Legend. Rolling Stone takes a hilarious look at the lives behind real life super heroes.

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