On the 2011 Czech Republic census, over 15,000 people listed their religion as "Jedi."
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Most of us have heard of the international NGOs Doctors Without Borders and Engineers Without Borders, and you might know about Reporters Without Borders. But what about Monks Without Borders?
Artist Alex Gross rejiggers and reconfigures cabinet cards from the late 19th and early 20th century, altering them to portray a contemporary comic book Super Hero.
In this RSA Animate video, author and former Al Gore speechwriter Dan Pink discusses a series of studies about what motivates people -- and more practically, what motivates workers.
Bank Robber Shoots Himself in the Foot
Three armed men entered a bank in Parana, Brazil, and took 30,000 Brazilian reals ($16,000).
Some of you will stay inside where it's warm and play poker this weekend, so today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Free-for-All Friday challenge will give you something to discuss while you
Dance Moms and Toddlers & Tiaras are popular train wreck reality shows, which may verge on child abuse.
It's Thursday, it's late, it's time for GUESS THE THEME! All the clips below have something in common. Leave your best guesses in the comments section.
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Thanks to a request from Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.), the Department of Defense and CIA have officially opened an investigation into Kathryn Bigelow’s movie about the killing of Osama bin Laden.
"The machine is busy digesting vast oceans of information in a single, all-encompassing, gulp. INTERRUPTION! INTERRUPTION!
Some of the world’s most famous, civilization-altering discoveries happened by accident. Take Penicillin, for example.
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Maybe you can knit a scarf or a sweater. If so, imagination is the only thing standing between you and these delightfully odd creations. Well, time may be another factor.
I was doing some research recently on popular first names, which got me thinking: Who scored the most common first names as Twitter handles?
In this brilliant talk, Professor Philip Zimbardo discusses different ways human minds focus on time. Do you focus on the past?