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How Did You Know Daniel Wilson?

David K. Israel

We accidentally lost our winners post from last week, so here's a quick recap: We're up to 560 fans over on the Hunt's Facebook page!

Month in Review: August's Most Popular Stories

Jason English

Numbers-wise, August was our best month ever. Remember when Mark McGwire broke Roger Maris' home run record?

The Weekend Links

Allison Keene

Every once in a while there's a commercial that, for whatever reason, installs itself into the public conscious.

Lunchtime Quiz Leftovers

Jason English

6 Curious College Donations

Katie Kelly

Universities are always looking for cash from their alumni (or anyone else with a big enough checkbook). But sometimes colleges are offered donations of another variety.

Reading up on The Boss: The Springsteen Special Collection

Matt Soniak

It shouldn't be a big surprise to you guys—or anyone stuck driving with me—that I'm a Bruce Springsteen fan (exhibits A, B and C, and stay tuned for my special Boss Birth

5 Unusual & Convenient Drive-Through Spots

Jason Plautz

1. Emergency

5 Things You Don't Know About 5 Different People

Ethan Trex

Editor's Note: Every Friday, Ethan Trex digs up things you might not know about various authors, artists, actors, politicians, athletes and so on.

What's the Strangest Thing You've Returned?

Jason English

Every Friday, I post a series of unrelated questions meant to spark conversation in the comments. Answer one, answer all, respond to someone else's reply, whatever you want. It's casual.

Brain Game: Really, Really Bad Rebus #13

Today's Brain Game is for both today and the Monday U.S. holiday, and you shouldn't need more of a hint than that.

Morning Cup of Links: When Good Science Goes Bad

Jason English

Miss Cellania is enjoying a well-deserved day off.

Celebrity Teachers on

Jason English

Ethan's piece on famous people who used to teach—including the stars of Rocky III—is currently climbing the charts.

The Quick 10: Nine Fallen Natural Landmarks (and One That's Stumbling)

Stacy Conradt

Forget about London Bridge "“ it seems that everything is falling down. When it comes to natural landmarks, at least, it seems that you'd better catch "˜em while you can.

$50 Challenge Winner: Congratulations, Allison Young!

Jason English

It took Allison Young all of five minutes to correctly answer the ten questions in our $50 Challenge. Congratulations! She's won a shopping spree in the mental_floss store.

How Abe Lincoln Failed and Failed...Before He Succeeded

Chris Higgins

Update: thanks to astute commenter Baby Friday, apparently a few of these items are bogus.