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The 5pm Quiz: Media Suspensions

Jason English

Every now and again, a sportswriter or announcer or TV host earns a little time in the penalty box.

Friday Happy Hour: Any Idea What This Is?

Jason English

1. Last week, my family moved. During the walk-through, I found this container of liquid in the bedroom closet.

The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

From Greece to Poland Underneath A Bus A 19-year-old Afghan man named Yahiya climbed underneath a bus in Athens and strapped himself to the undercarriage with a belt for a free ride.

The World of CouchSurfing

Ransom Riggs

Would you put up a total stranger in your home for a few nights -- for free?

Brain Game: Great Eight

A letter/number Brain Game on a cozy Friday.

Morning Cup of Links: Cadbury Eggs

Miss Cellania

Ana Rodarte was born with neurofibromatosis, which caused tumors to cover half her face. She was in her twenties when a team of doctors performed a series of operations that transformed her life.

Destined for Greatness: Konstantin Yuon

Andréa Fernandes

Saturday will mark the 51st anniversary of the death of Konstantin Yuon (1875-1958).

6 Shocking TV Deaths

Kara Kovalchik

I'm hoping that everyone who TiVoed last Monday's episode of House has already watched it, since the next sentence definitely contains a spoiler. The suicide of Dr.

Towns With Themes (And a Crazy Marlon Jackson Rumor)

Linda Rodriguez McRobbie

Linda Rodriguez recently moved to England, and she posts about happenings in her new country a few times each week. Her column needs a name.

The Quick 10: 10 Ways to Boost Your Brain

Adrienne Crezo

Everyone knows that sleeping well, exercise and playing sudoku can keep your brain in shape. But there are lots of ways you can flex your cerebral cortex, and these ten are pretty easy. 1.

Reader Challenge: Puzzling Out Bislama

Ransom Riggs

I love new languages. The trouble is, I'm usually really bad at them.

Follow the _floss on Twitter

Jason English

This is your semi-daily reminder that mental_floss is on Twitter.

7 More Unforgettable Local Characters

Miss Cellania

In this fourth post of the series about local characters, we'll take a look at some colorful citizens who are well known in Peoria, San Marcos, Montreal, New Haven, Wheeling, Ocean City, and Omah

Brain Game: Cal's Free Wheels

Calvin's father owned a used car lot, and he promised the 22-year-old college student that he'd give him one of the best cars in his lot upon graduation, as long as he could prove that

The strange history of "Mahna Mahna"

David K. Israel

Who doesn't love that great song "Mahna Mahna" from Sesame Street?

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