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The King of Hearts: Ford Madox Brown

Andréa Fernandes

Exactly 188 years ago today, the English painter Ford Madox Brown (1821-1893) was born.

The Quick 10: How 10 Works of Art Were Discovered

Stacy Conradt

It was this month in 1820 that a peasant farming the fields stumbled across one of the greatest artistic finds in history: the Venus de Milo.

The 5pm Quiz: Don Cherry Outfit or Clown Costume?

Jason Plautz

Yesterday's 5pm Quiz asked you to simply name all 30 NHL teams. Today's is a little different.

How Early Is Too Early for TV Nudity?

Linda Rodriguez McRobbie

Full frontal nudity on public television "“ before 9

8 Countries & States That Moved Their Capitals

Ethan Trex

Learning state and national capitals is a time-honored way of boring schoolchildren during geography lessons.

Screen Grabs from The Simpsons

Chris Higgins

Okay, this is just the best kind of silly.

Odds/Ends: 15%-Off T-Shirts & An Internship Update

Jason English

The 97th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic has come and gone, but our 15%-off t-shirt sale continues.

FREE Magazine Sneak Peek: Bungled Crimes Galore!

Mangesh & Jason

I don't know about you, but nothing makes us happier than a dumb criminal story. Which is why we commissioned a whole bunch of them for the new mental_floss, hitting stands in just 4 days!

6 of Your Favorite Local Characters

Miss Cellania

This is the fifth and final installment of a series on local characters whose fame spread by way of the internet.

Scriptcasting with John August

Ransom Riggs

I graduated from USC film school a few years ago, and one of the things I do when I'm not blogging is write screenplays (and make films, shameless plug!), but I don't blog much about writing

Brain Game: Pick Three

Herbert served as the neighborhood's local runner; he'd collect money and "Pick Three" lottery numbers from his neighbors and would then buy the tickets all at once.

Remembering Harry Kalas

David K. Israel

I don't think I've ever waxed sentimental here in all the years I've been blogging for mentalfloss.com, but with the sudden death of Hall of Fame broadcaster Harry Kalas this week, I�

Morning Cup of Links: Wolf Loves Pork

Miss Cellania

The Big Similarities & Quirky Differences Between Our Left and Right Brains.

The Best Albums from Start to Finish

Chris Higgins

The Onion A.V. Club brings us a super fun piece on albums that work best when listened to from start to finish.

The Quick 10: 10 Places I Demanded to Stop on my Road Trip

Stacy Conradt

Heeelloooo, _flossers! I'm back from my whirlwind road trip to Florida. I think we spent more time in the car than we did actually in the Sunshine State, but that's OK.

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